Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka has arrived before the Criminal Investigation Department to record a statement. MP Ranawaka was present at the CID after he was issued summons.
MP Ranawaka speaking to media before entering the CID said an investigation is being conducted into a promotional programme conducted during his term as Minister, by the subject Ministry.
The MP said the government is currently engaged in a political witch hunt and is steering the media as well.
He claimed that instead of investigating the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks, the government is deviating public attention.
MP Ranawaka added as an individual who testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry that probed the Easter attacks, he is aware of many details that were uncovered.
The Parliamentarian also charged the government of using various means to incite racial and religious separatism.