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The Defence Attaché of the Sri Lankan High Commission in London Brigadier Priyankara Fernando arrived in Sri Lanka today, the Army said.

Army Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapatthu earlier said Brigadier Fernando was summoned over the recent incident occurred in London where a video footage showed him behaving in an offensive manner emerged and circulated in the social media.

“The Army will inquire the Brigadier about what happened in London,” he told the Daily Mirror.

Earlier, the Brigadier was suspended from his duties following a video, which showed him behaving in an offensive manner, was emerged and circulated on social media. However, he was allowed to resume duties on a Presidential Directive. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • Chan Thursday, 22 February 2018 09:08 PM

    We knew this was coming after LG election! What's wrong with acting against terrorism?

    Real Peace Thursday, 22 February 2018 09:21 PM

    Did the UK govt demand his expulsion?

    SL Thursday, 22 February 2018 09:28 PM

    Elections are over ,President was a Lion during election and now become a rabbits

    Yeti Friday, 23 February 2018 06:33 AM

    I am for Brig. Priyankara as Law and Order Minister (if it is possible)!!!!!

    saman Friday, 23 February 2018 06:36 AM

    He could have contacted over the phone.

    Sri Lankan Friday, 23 February 2018 08:03 AM

    He has been given a very responsible position. Should act with great responsible.

    Yehiya Friday, 23 February 2018 04:27 PM

    A soldier must act more responsibly inside premises of embassy. Entire international media criticized.Sometime diaspora or local politician well paid


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