Surrender order to Army deserters
The Government has given the opportunity for all
Army deserters to surrender today at their nearest Army camp.
Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said the Government
has decided to grant a last opportunity to the Army deserters to
surrender to their respective regiment or to the nearest Army camp
on Independence Day.
Gampola Thera’s killing:
Two Army deserters arrested
Two Army deserters alleged to be supporters of
defeated Presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka were arrested on
suspicion by Gampola police yesterday in connection with the killing
of two persons including the Viharadhipathi of the Gampola
Thambiligale Sri Bodhirukkarama Viharaya.