Keith Noyahr abduction: Rtd. Major General Karunasekara arrested

2018-04-05 20:19:45

Former Military Intelligence Director and Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General (Retired) Amal Karunasekara has been arrested by the CID in connection with the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said Major General Karunasekara who was also the Commandant at Defence Services Command and Staff College, was arrested on charges of aiding and abetting the Keith Noyahr abduction.

He was an in-house patient at the Military Hospital when the arrest was made.

SP Gunasekara said the retired Major General is currently undergoing treatment at the Hospital under CID custody.

The Spokesman said the CID will inform the Mt. Lavinia Magistrate over the arrest.

Keith Noyahr was abducted and assaulted on May 22, 2008 in Dehiwala.(Darshana Sanjeewa)


  Comments - 7

  • Gamaya Thursday, 5 April 2018 20:53

    "Dittha Dhamma Wedaniya Kamma" let this be a lesson. Dont do ANYTHING wrong to please a political master. Think of the DISGRACE on you and your family. The politician concerened is safe and asleep.

    Reply : 15       98

    Gayan Friday, 6 April 2018 12:52

    Karma goes both ways. Dont forget that.

    Reply : 0       4

    Dee Thursday, 5 April 2018 20:56

    Another 'ranaviruwa' ?

    Reply : 12       54

    Citizen Friday, 6 April 2018 11:04

    Are these Ranaviruvas are above the common law and be exonerated from any crimes committed by them ?

    Reply : 3       17

    dharma Thursday, 5 April 2018 21:30

    prime minister please bring mr Fonseka as a minister for national security minister stop corruption and crimies

    Reply : 26       87

    kuma herath Friday, 6 April 2018 13:10


    Reply : 0       1

    Ganesh Friday, 6 April 2018 13:49

    PM please recommend SF for law and order even Srisena opposes then bring impeachment on Srisena

    Reply : 1       7

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