‘Navy Sampath’ further remanded | Daily News


 

‘Navy Sampath’ further remanded

Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday further remanded former Lieutenant Commander Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi alias ‘Navy Sampath’ till January 9.

Hettiarachchi was arrested over the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths between 2008 and 2009.

Filing a further report, CID Gang and Robbery Unit OIC Nishantha Silva informed court that they recorded a statement from Naval Land Operations Director Rear Admiral Serasinghe regarding the death threats levelled at the key witness Lieutenant Commander Chinthaka Welagedara in this case.

The CID yesterday recorded a statement from lieutenant commander Chinthaka Welagedara.

The Magistrate ordered the Bribery Commission to submit a progress report regarding investigations into the incident on the next hearing date.The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for January 9.


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