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23 June 2010 05:23 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Lakmal Sooriyagoda

The Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered special security for General Sarath Fonseka under the supervision of the Prisons Authority after it was revealed that there were threats to his life as he was the former army commander.

General Fonseka was produced in courts today over the Hicorp arms deal case and was further remanded till June 28th.

During the proceedings, the Magistrate ordered the military police to continue detaining the General in the Navy Headquaters and ordered special security to be deployed. The Magistrate further said that the General should not be transferred to a remand prison as he would face threats due to his position.

The State counsel also accepted that there were threats to the the General's life.

  Comments - 8

  • willows Wednesday, 23 June 2010 06:30 AM

    threats from inside or outside?? and who is going to protect our war hero??

    RajasH Wednesday, 23 June 2010 06:32 AM

    the threat came from whom?
    The poacher wants to be the game keeper?

    Wisdom Wednesday, 23 June 2010 08:01 AM


    charith Wednesday, 23 June 2010 08:21 AM

    Anyone can't harm to you dear sir. May triple gem bless you.

    jagath Wednesday, 23 June 2010 11:00 AM

    Charith, Triple gem bless arms dealers & USA contract men also???

    Panishkarsingh Wednesday, 23 June 2010 08:03 PM

    One of those few 'rare gentlemen' and he is languishing in jail ...

    sheweer Thursday, 24 June 2010 04:04 AM

    This is the biggest mistake in sri lanka, we forget things quickly

    suwimal Thursday, 24 June 2010 04:52 AM

    State counsel admitting threats to General's life!! that is more dangerous than the threats themselves, if they really exist. Beware!!!.

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