Former Sri Lanka Navy Spokesman arrested

Former Sri Lanka Navy Spokesman arrested

July 12, 2017   06:43 pm

Former Spokesman of the Sri Lanka Navy, Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake, has been arrested by the CID in connection with the case involving the abduction and enforced disappearance of 11 Tamil youths in 2008.

The former navy media spokesperson had been named as a suspect in the investigation conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne had also issued a warrant for the arrest of another suspect, SLN Lieutenant Commander Prasad Hettiarachchi, who is reportedly eluding the Court.

Furthermore, five Intelligence Officers of the SLN presently in remand custody following the arrests made by the CID, have been further remanded till July 19.

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