Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage further remanded retired Major Ajith Prasanna and two retired intelligence officers till February 14 for allegedly intimidating witnesses in the case of the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths conducted at the Fort Magistrates' Court.
They are accused of holding a press conference and intimidating witnesses in the case.
When the case was taken up, the three defendants, who are already in remand custody, were produced before the Court.
The CID submitting a report to the court stated that further investigations are ongoing with regard to the incident.
The Magistrate inquired regarding the progress of investigations and also ordered the CID to arrest and produce before the court the wife of the suspect named Kasthurige Gamini and former LTTE member Vijaya Kanthan who had participated in the press conference in question.