CDS back in the country

2018-09-19 09:16:31

Chief of the Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who left for Mexico last week, for an official visit, had arrived in the country this morning.

Earlier, the the Criminal Investigations Department summoned Admiral Wijegunaratne, to record a statement with regard to harbouring a suspect wanted in connection with the abduction of 11 youths in 2008 and 2009.

However, he left the country on September 10, to attend the 208th Independence Commemoration Ceremony of United Mexican States, representing Sri Lanka on the invitation of Mexican Defence Minister General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda.

An official said earlier that the CDS had informed the CID in writing about the visit and had requested for another date to appear before the CID.(Darshana Sanjeewa and T.K.G. Kaila)

  Comments - 14

  • SL Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:27

    Frame all the tri-forces leaders who led the war and release all the LTTE suicide bombers and commandants

    Reply : 68       25

    Rich Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:58

    I think you are mistaking this Govt to the last which remanded Sarath Fonseka and made a minister of the LTTE butcher Karuna.

    Reply : 4       32

    Unchikun Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:37

    This is not Sesame Street, which is run by puppets. We want justice NOW!

    Reply : 5       61

    kamal Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:09

    Justice? the right word is REVENGE.

    Reply : 45       20

    Lord Wolfstein Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:39

    It can not be good for the reputation of Sri Lanka to be represented abroad by a man suspected of having helped murderers.

    Reply : 11       63

    Vadivel Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:00

    The only good terrorist in this world is a dead terrorist. All war heros helped them on their way.

    Reply : 11       9

    srilankan Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:26

    he will attend a commission and then, back to work.

    Reply : 2       22

    Mandayan Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:26

    As long as impunity is in this country, only god can save it from crimes!!

    Reply : 1       27

    Mudson Silva Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:32

    Boru show now showing in all theatres.

    Reply : 2       22

    Vasa Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:36

    Let's not be hasty in judging .we will the the statement from CDS.

    Reply : 12       4

    johan Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:39

    Just because Vijayakala uttered one word AG and the Gov ernment is very intelligent to take action. What about themurderers and their supporters freely moving one world to the other world and no protest anywhere in Sri lanka. Is this called reconciliation

    Reply : 5       20

    vithura Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:50

    It is called injustice, driven by blind ethnic hatred.

    Reply : 0       12

    CITIZEN Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:03

    After the rebuke of the Police by the President will he be required to visit the CID?

    Reply : 0       6

    Gemba Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:53

    If only we stop mentioning the word god will the world become a reality.

    Reply : 1       1

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