Navy sailor arrested for abducting and killing 3 youths

Navy sailor arrested for abducting and killing 3 youths

February 22, 2019   10:32 am

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A Navy sailor has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for allegedly abducting and killing 03 of the 11 youths who went missing in 2008 and 2009, the Police Spokesperson stated.

It was reported that the arrestee is a Navy sailor attached to the Kankesanturai Naval base.

On 13th of August 2018, the CID had arrested Hettiarachchi Mudiyanselage Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi (alias’Navy Sampath’) in connection with this incident.

Subsequently, Chief of Defense Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne was accused of aiding and abetting ‘Navy Sampath’, the main suspect of the incident.

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