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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Sri Lanka Navy To Probe Former President’s Son’s Appointment To Navy

The Sri Lanka Navy is to commence a probe in to the appointment of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s second son, Navy Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa.

The Defense Ministry has sent a letter to the Navy Commander asking the navy to probe how Yoshitha entered the Sri Lanka Navy and his conduct.

Navy Spokesperson Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya has said that the Navy Commander has received a letter from the Defense Secretary to probe the former First Son.

The Spokesperson has also said that the resignation letter presented by Yoshitha Rajapaksa has not been accepted by the Navy Commander and that the lieutenant is currently assigned to the Sri Lanka Navy headquarters.

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna on Monday (26) handed a complaint to the Defense Secretary seeking a probe on Yoshitha Rajapaksa on how he joined the Navy, how he was granted overseas scholarships and his active involvement in politics and other activities while serving as a naval office

– Colombo Page


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