Two more intelligence officers get bail in Eknaligoda case

Two more intelligence officers get bail in Eknaligoda case

November 8, 2016   03:39 pm


Two military intelligence officers who were in remand custody in connection with the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, have been granted bail by the Avissawella High Court. 

They were ordered released on a cash bail of Rs 1 million and three personal bails of Rs 3 million each after being produced before High Court Judge Amal Thilakaratne.

The Avissawella High Court had also granted bail to two army intelligence officers on October 24 while four army intelligence officers were released on bail on September 19. 

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had arrested an Army Corporal, a Sergeant, and two Lieutenants, in connection with the mysterious disappearance of the journalist.  

Eknaligoda is a cartoonist, political analyst and journalist. He was reported missing on January 24, 2010 – two days before the presidential polls.

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