Amnesty International  (AI) has initiated an urgent appeal on behalf of    detained former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department, Gnendra Shani Abeysekara, who has recently tested positive for COVID-19  while in custody.

The appeal is made to the Commissioner General of Prisons  H.M.T.N Upuldeniya.

Below is the link to the appeal:-

https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/ASA3734032020ENGLISH.pdf