The international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been approached by the family of General Sarath Fonseka to find out where he is being held and establish contact with him.
ICRC spokesperson Sarasi Wijeratna, speaking to Daily Mirror online, said that following the request by the family the organization is in the process of liaising with the concerned authorities and the family.
General Fonseka was arrested by the military police yesterday and according to his wife she does not know where he is being held and he has some medical complications.
However when contacted, Military Spokesman Major General Prasad Samarasingha said that General Fonseka's wife has visited him today and has been granted visiting rights. (Daily Mirror online)