Former STF Commandant remanded

Former STF Commandant remanded

November 23, 2016   02:05 pm


The former Commandant of the Special Task Force (STF) retired DIG K.M.L. Sarathchandra, who was arrested by police for allegedly misusing a state vehicle, has been remanded till December 07. 

He was arrested by the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and produced at the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today (23).

Police informed the court that he was arrested in connection with an incident of misusing a vehicle belonging to the Police Special Task Force (STF) and requested that he be remanded as investigations regarding the suspect have not concluded.

After considering the facts presented, Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya ordered that the suspect be remanded till December 07.

DIG (retired) K.M.L. Sarathchandra served as the Commandants of the Special Task Force (STF) from March 24, 2008 to March 19, 2011. 


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