Lalith-Kugan case: Rambukwella and Handunnetti summoned

Lalith-Kugan case: Rambukwella and Handunnetti summoned

March 25, 2015   05:43 pm

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A Jaffna court on Wednesday (25) issued summons to former Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti to appear before court on 30 July. 

The Jaffna Magistrate issued the order when the Habeas Corpus inquiry into the disappearance of Lalith Kumar Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganathan was taken up for hearing.

The Court of Appeal earlier granted approval to hold hearing on a petition filed by the relatives of missing activists, Lalith and Kugan, requesting that they be produced before the court.  

The two individuals had disappeared on 9 December, 2011 in Jaffna.

The petition claimed that the former Minister, Keheliya Rambukwella, speaking to media had stated that the two activists are in custody, and that their location cannot be disclosed.

The motorcycle which Lalith and Kugan were last seen traveling on was also found at the Kachchaveli police station; the petitioner informed court and therefore accused the government of being responsible for the disappearance.

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