The CID had today (15) questioned a doctor at the Avissawella District Hospital over a Facebook post published by him on the increase of COVID-19 patients in Avissawella.
Dr. Najith Indika, who was also a former IUSF convener, had exclaimed his distress at the increase of patients and COVID-19 deaths. His Facebook post which stated that people are dying like flies, had since gone viral.
The CID officers had said that they were ordered to inquire about the doctor’s mental state.
Dr. Najith had described his encounter with the CID officers as follows :