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Tuesday, 12 July 2016 - 22:49
Army Protection Of Gotabaya Also Reduced
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The Defence Council has decided to remove part of the army security team from the security contingent of former Defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

Army Media spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera said that the decision has been taken after reviewing the current peaceful security situation in the country.

Reports indicated that 50 army soldiers were attached to the security contingent of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa before.

The army media spokesman noted that the security contingent of former Defence secretary has been replaced with STF personnel trained on VIP security.

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