Thajudeen Murder Probe: CID Obtain Foreign Assistance To Retrieve CCTV Footage

The CID were able to obtain assistance from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Canada for the process of retrieving the CCTV footage related to the Wasim Thajudeen murder investigation, Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris was informed.

The CID said that they were able to obtain direct assistance after a request made through the Interpol.

The University of Colombo School of Computing experts who analysed the CCTV footage pertaining to the murdered former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen's vehicle filed their report with Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris on January 5.

The UCSC recommended that the CCTV footage should be sent for expert forensic analysis in a forensic laboratory such as the FBI Laboratory Service in the USA, the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Canada or the Metropolitan Police Service in the UK. The Magistrate permitted the CID to obtain foreign assistance for the purpose of retrieving the footage.

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