Jun 20, 2017

Poddala to CID against Mahinda!

Senior Journalist Poddala Jayantha today, lodged a complaint with the CID seeking an investigation into his abduction by white van and severe assault during the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime.

He had arrived at the CID together with members of the SL Professional Journalists Association and several other media organisations and social activists and lodged the complaint.  

Poddala Jayantha had been abducted in June 2009 and assaulted and subsequantly dumped on the side of the road with broken limbs. He was later hospitalised and subsequently left the country.