Police CID arrested Chairman of Information Technology Society of Sri Lanka (ITSSL) Rajiv Yasiru Kuruwitage over a press release ITSSL issued recently about government websites hacking. ITSSL) President Rajiv Yasiru Kuruwitage will produce before Colombo Chief Magistrate today. Police says further investigations are going on.

Recently the official website of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, www.mahindarajapaksa.lk reported to have been hacked, a spokesperson from the Computer Emergency Readiness Team/Co-ordination Centre (CERT|CC) said. Later the CERT|CC claimed that the www.mahindarajapaksa.lk website is restored.