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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 13:32
Van used in the abduction of journalist Keith Noyar now believed to have been also used in the murder of Lasantha
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Police suspect that the van used in the abduction of journalist Keith Noyar was the same vehicle used to commit several other crimes, including the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge.

Police Media Spokesman stated that the CID seized this van from the Piliyandala residence of a female friend of army major Bulathwatte yesterday.

Bulathwatte is in remand in connection with the abduction of the journalist.

Keith Noyar, a deputy editor for the newspaper, the Nation, was abducted and assaulted on May 22 in 2008.

Along with the army major, four other suspects including an army intelligence directorate member, were arrested and have been remanded in connection with the incident.

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