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Ex-navy spokesman, five others get bail

2018-01-09 13:07:47
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Former navy spokesman D.K.P. Dassanayake and five others, held in remand custody, were granted bail by the High Court today.

Commodore Dassanayake and the others were arrested and remanded on charges of aiding and abetting in the abduction of 11 youths in 2008 and 2009.

High Court Judge Manilal Waidyaratne released each of the six accused on a cash bail of Rs.100,000 with three sureties of Rs.1 million each. (Farook Thajudeen and Yoshitha Perera)


  Comments - 12

  • Aakz Tuesday, 9 January 2018 13:57

    Finally the innocent man is out after being subjected to political witch hunt by the tamil extremist political parties and their pro LTTE diaspora donators.

    Reply : 42       56

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 9 January 2018 13:57

    Where else in the world can you get this type of granting of bail. Now watch how the case gets dragged

    Reply : 35       47

    Gayan Tuesday, 9 January 2018 19:39

    When the main withness confirm in court that his original statement was manupilated what else the court can do. No need to drag this case just drop the charges and close the case.

    Reply : 15       23

    Mr Facts Tuesday, 9 January 2018 13:57

    Which means no case was proved. Cooked up witnesses.

    Reply : 21       41

    Gayan Tuesday, 9 January 2018 19:36

    Yes the main withness changed his story in the court. Cookedup charges it seems.

    Reply : 5       14

    samudura Tuesday, 9 January 2018 13:59

    Don't forget, you are the hero of your own story along with thousands of people who hate the war.

    Reply : 8       30

    Cisco Tuesday, 9 January 2018 15:04

    Ultimately truth prevailed.

    Reply : 22       51

    Ceylon Tuesday, 9 January 2018 18:08

    Are their families allow them.to stay in home ??.sirisena is distroying buddhist culture by helping these traitors of the country.

    Reply : 18       19

    Nadarajah Rajendra Tuesday, 9 January 2018 18:18

    TNAEven now you must get out of this messTamils are not humenbiens in Sri LankaNow maithri and ranil say ` what we cann do?Thats a JudgementWe can not interfer inJustice its independent in Sri Lanka'Mr Sumanthiran also say the same?RajendraGermany

    Reply : 18       8

    Cisco Tuesday, 9 January 2018 19:44

    What action for the police who forcibly take statement from witness?

    Reply : 5       20

    Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 9 January 2018 21:57

    He is related to Mr.Election.

    Reply : 0       10

    cheers Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:21

    So does the political ministers who gave false statement gets jail term. Dissa should push for this

    Reply : 0       4

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