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Chandana Prasad further remanded

Former Navy Lieutenant Commander, Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi, Sanjeewa Prasad and Upul Chaminda, who were in remand custody in connection with the abduction and forced disappearance of 11 youth, were further remanded till February 06 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage.

Hettiarachchi was arrested over the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths between 2008 and 2009. The CID pleaded to cancel the identification parade of Navy Officer Upul Chaminda due to the absence of the witness. After considering the request made by the CID, the Magistrate ordered to cancel the identification parade.

Filing a further report, CID Gang and Robbery Unit OIC Nishantha Silva informed the court that they have taken necessary steps to arrest all perpetrators who aided and abetted the abduction of the 11 youths.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for February 06.


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