Ekneligoda disappearance case; Lt. Colonel remanded | Daily News

Ekneligoda disappearance case; Lt. Colonel remanded

Army Intelligence Officer Lt. Colonel Eranda Radeesh Peiris arrested in connection with the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda was ordered to be remanded till September 28 by the Homagama Magistrate’s Court.

Peiris, a resident of Rikillagaskada in Kandy was arrested by CID and produced before Homagama Chief Magistrate Udesh Ranatunga after being named as the eleventh accused in the case.

Meanwhile, Corporal S.K.Ulugedara arrested as the tenth suspect was produced in court by prison authorities.

 He was also ordered to be further remanded till September 28 by the Homagama Magistrate’s Court. Other suspects are out on bail. Inspector M.M.D. Prematilleke appeared for the CID. Counsel Niranjan Mahendran appeared for the eleventh suspect. Counsel Anura Hapuarachchi appeared for the tenth suspect. 


 

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