Friday, 26 August 2016 - 19:18
Former intelligence officer identified as Upali Thennakoon’s assailant
Journalist Upali Tennakoon and his wife identified the main suspect who attacked them during an identification parade held at the Gampaha Magistrate Court, today.
The attack was launched on the couple at Imbulgoda area on January 23, 2009.
The identification parade was held before Gampaha Acting Magistrate Malith Herath.
Our correspondent stated that the same suspect is a main suspect in the Lasantha Wickramatunga murder case as well.
Subsequent to the identification parade, Gampaha Additional Magistrate Lalith Kannangara ordered to remand the suspect who served in the Army Intelligence Unit as a sergeant major.