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Ajith Prasanna, two former intelligence officers remanded till Feb.28

Retired Major and Attorney-at-Law Ajith Prasanna and two former Navy intelligence officers Thushara Mendis and K.A. Gamini who were arrested for making statements regarding a youth abduction case at a media briefing organised by the ‘War Heroes for Motherland’ organization on December 6, 2019, were ordered to be remanded till February 28 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage.

Thushara Mendis and K.A.Gamini had participated in a media conference which was organized by the ‘War Heroes for Motherland’ organization on December 6, 2019. The two suspects were arrested on January 28.

The two suspects had made several allegations regarding the investigation officials and the ongoing investigation about the case involving the alleged abduction of 11 youths.

The Additional Magistrate had earlier issued an order directing the CID to arrest and produce other two suspects who had been participated for the above media conference.

When the case was taken up for inquiry, the Magistrate inquired from the CID whether they have arrested the other two suspects?.Replying to that, the CID stated that they had not been recorded any statement from them.

The Magistrate ordered the Investigation Officer to appear before court and provide reasons as to why they failed to implement the orders issued by the court.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for February 28.


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