Sunday, January 18, 2009

CID hunts for MTV news chief

(ST)The CID has detailed a special team to track down and record a statement from MTV Channel One News Director Chevan Daniel, CID chief M.G.W.M. Muthubanda told The Sunday Times.However, he declined to give the reasons for CID detailing a team, but other police sources said that it was regarding an interview Mr. Daniel had given to the CNN regarding the January 6 attack on the MTV/MBC station.

The CID team visited the MTV complex at Depanama in Pannipitiya but was told that Mr. Daniel had not come in. Mr. Daniel drew ire from the defence establishment following the CNN interview which was telecast on Wednesday. Full Text