Nov 25, 2018

Case witness assaulted in front of CDS!

A witness of the case on the abduction and disappearance 11 youths, has been assaulted in the presence of Chief of Defence Staff - Admiral Ravindra Wijegunawardena, reports say.

The witness, identified as Naval officer - Lieutenant Commander Laksiri Galagamage, has been assaulted by a group of Navy personnel.

Galagamage had lodged a complaint with the Fort police on this regard and later, was safely brought back to the Navy HQ by police officers.

Subsequently, the Fort police OIC had arrived at the Navy HQ to inspect the scene of the assault but had not been permitted to do so.

Earlier in courts, the CID had revealed details of CDS Admiral Ravindra Wijegunawardena’s involvement in aiding and abetting former Navy Lieutenant Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi alias Navy Sampath to evade court with regard to this case.

As a result court had ordered the arrest of Admiral Ravindra Wijegunawardena.

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