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At least 777 military deserters, who are considered as Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL) had been arrested in an island-wide raid carried out on Friday, the Sri Lanka Army said today.

The Army Spokesman said the island-wide combined raid was conducted by the Police and the Sri Lanka Corps of the Military Police (SLCMP).

This raid was the biggest-ever conducted within a single day and an officer and 776 other rankers were taken into custody during the raid, the Army said.

  Comments - 4

  • nick Sunday, 20 August 2017 09:33 AM

    join them for saitam so gmao hooligans will keep silence via DM Android App

    Bala Sunday, 20 August 2017 10:05 AM

    Excellent. this is the correct duty of the forces to nab errant members of the public without waiting for the excuse that No one complained.

    ceylon Sunday, 20 August 2017 01:34 PM

    these are the so call war heros.joind forcess for salary and jump out when send to fight. via DM Android App

    Diogenes Sunday, 20 August 2017 04:43 PM

    Ministers should promptly intervene. These war heroes may be recruited as their security officers or advisers!


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