7.4 C
London
Monday, October 26, 2020

Military File Related to Eknaligoda Abduction Gone Missing

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Homagama court was told on 23rd May that a report obtained from the Army Commander giving details of the soldiers who visited the Akkaraipattu army camp and left on January 25,2010 had gone missing reports the Island. This information was divulged by that CID SP Shani Abeysekera, making a statement before court.

Homagama Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake further remanded seven suspects taken into custody in connection with the alleged abduction and disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda after the court hearing.

SP Shani Abeysekera had further said that a statement had been obtained from Capt.Wickremesionghe, who was in-charge of the camp on the day in question and he had identified some of the signatures on the attendance register of Jan 26, 2010 and he had taken the responsibility for the other signatures in the register on the statements made by drivers. He said three of the drivers were recognised and of them two had already retired while the other had deserted.

The Magistrate ordered the CID to conduct further investigations and submit a report to court on June 07, reports the Island.

- Advertisement -

Archive

Latest news

Sri Lanka Govt takes over chairmanships of 3 parliamentary committees, previously held by the opposition

The Government moved yesterday to take control of the Chair of the crucial Parliamentary Committee on Public Finance, passing a motion in the House...

Constitution-making – here we go again! – Sakuntala Kadiragamer

The Ministry of Justice issued an invitation to the public to submit proposals for consideration by an expert committee established to draft a new...

Sri Lanka president tightens grip with constitutional changes

Amendments give Gotabaya Rajapaksa powers to sack ministers and limit oversight. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivers a policy speech in the Colombo parliament on 20 August...

Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response in Sri Lanka

Image courtesy of Peoplesworld.org/Earanga Jayawardena/AP Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, that is still evolving....

Related news

Sri Lanka Govt takes over chairmanships of 3 parliamentary committees, previously held by the opposition

The Government moved yesterday to take control of the Chair of the crucial Parliamentary Committee on Public Finance, passing a motion in the House...

Constitution-making – here we go again! – Sakuntala Kadiragamer

The Ministry of Justice issued an invitation to the public to submit proposals for consideration by an expert committee established to draft a new...

Sri Lanka president tightens grip with constitutional changes

Amendments give Gotabaya Rajapaksa powers to sack ministers and limit oversight. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivers a policy speech in the Colombo parliament on 20 August...

Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response in Sri Lanka

Image courtesy of Peoplesworld.org/Earanga Jayawardena/AP Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, that is still evolving....
- Advertisement -