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Sri Lanka wants Chinese help to recover phone evidence over ‘assassination plot’

Maithripala Sirisena

By: Keerthi Mohan

Sri Lankan police on Tuesday (23) won permission from a court to ask Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei to help recover data from a phone used by a police informant who has alleged a plot to kill president Maithripala Sirisena. Informant Namal Kumara said at a news conference last month he had discussed the plot by phone with a senior police officer. He has since been questioned but not charged with any offence. Former Sri Lankan defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was also a target of the plot, Kumara said. Officials at the Criminal Investigation Department of police on Tuesday told the…

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