Fmr. Navy Spokesman arrested over disappearance of 11 youth

2017-07-12 19:04:13

Former Navy Spokesman Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake has been arrested by the CID this afternoon at Welisara on charges of aiding and abetting in the enforced disappearance of 11 youths between 2008 and 2009, the Police said.

He would be produced in the Fort Magistrate’s Court, the Police said.

Three other suspects, who were arrested in connection with the incident, are in remand prison.

They said the CID was investigating into the incident, where 11 youth were kidnapped in Colombo and later disappeared after being detained illegally between 2008 and 2009.

  Comments - 4

  • Kithsiri Wednesday, 12 July 2017 19:37

    Big cases like Lasantha got more attention while normal victims of Rajapaksa regime had to wait 2 years!

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    Bala Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:35

    Why did they do these things without the defence secretary knowing because the latter said he has not committed any crime nor known of any by armed frces.

    Reply : 1       37

    chandra Wednesday, 12 July 2017 21:15

    Seems election is in near future. via DM Android App

    Reply : 7       34

    sobers Thursday, 13 July 2017 09:27

    No one is above the law. White van syndrome made many innocents disappear. The motive seems money!

    Reply : 3       11

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