Hirunews Logo
Lasantha+Wickramathunga+Murder%3A+Army+Official+Further+Remanded
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 10:58
Lasantha Wickramathunga Murder: Army Official Further Remanded
7,303

Views

The sergeant from the Army Intelligence Unit who was arrested in connection with the alleged murder of journalist Lasantha Wickramatunga has been remanded until August 11.  The suspect was remanded when he was produced before Mt. Lavinia Magistrate this morning.

The suspect was arrested on July 16 when he appeared at the CID to record a statement.

Later the driver of late Lasantha Wickramatunga identified the suspect during an identification parade stating that he had been kidnapped by the suspect.

Wickramatunga was shot dead in a high security zone in Aththidiya while he was driving to his office on January 8, 2009.

Former IGP Mahinda Balasuriya was questioned by the CID for over 4 hours on July 29th.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
396 Views
3,430 Views
5,666 Views
11,401 Views
65 Views
4,967 Views
Top