The major who was allegedly assaulted at a night club in Colombo has identified an assailant believed to be instrumental in the attack launched on him.
The suspect was identified during an identification parade which was conducted today before Colombo-Fort Magistrate Kanishka Wijerathna.
The major named Chandana Pradeep & the Corporal who had accompanied him
during the time of assault were produced before court today by the Criminal Investigations Department.
Subsequently 5 suspects who were being detained under remand custody were
produced for the identification with their faces cloaked.
The chauffer of Malaka Silva had also been one of the suspects produced for today's identification parade while the rest had been his body guards.
However the assaulted major was able to identify one of the individuals who
had allegedly assaulted him while the Corporal had been unable to identify
When the case was called in before court today Malaka Silva & Rehan Wijerathna had also been present with the case due to be recalled this evening.