The second Court Martial that resumed its sittings today to hear charges against General Sarath Fonseka is to receive written submissions from both defence counsel and prosecution by April 30 before its next sitting on May 4.
These written submissions are to be received by Rear Admiral W.W.J.S. Fernando who serves as Judge Advocate.
The second Court Martial probing into four charges against General Fonseka regarding military procurements under the section, ‘disgraceful conduct’ in the Army Act comprises Major General Milinda Peiris (President), Major General S.W.L. Daulagala and Major General M. Hathurusinghe. (Daily Mirror online)
What about the disgraceful - no atrocious - conduct of the govt. ministers. They deserves much more punishments.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 12:27 PM
Was not an order of the Appeal Court to stay proceedings served on the Court Martial panel ? How can they sit ?
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 12:52 PM
This will boomerang and Gota will go thru the same fate sooner or later, once this regime is toppled.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 01:18 PM
When the written submissions of defence counsel is given to the so called judge advocate before 30th April he will pass it over to prosecuting counsel to draft his submissions
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 02:37 PM
I my self was an army officer. I have seen SF in thick battle for 20 years like a brave hero. Never heard the heroic General being disgraceful. This is really ungrateful by a nation to its GENUINE war hero.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 04:05 PM
becareful with that word "topple", you might be next..
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 06:45 PM
I agree with you uditha, he is a GENUINE war hero!
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 08:13 PM
These dictatorial actions by the government only serve to isolate Sri Lanka, even further, from the rest of the world.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 08:47 PM
Now it is high time for Gen. SF to apologize for what he has done and unite, to build the country ...
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 08:50 PM
Jay, who cares about the rest of the world? How many times have the so-called 'rest of the world' tried to control us? Are you willing to live under the control of the 'rest of the world'?
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 08:58 PM
It is a pity that there are no more honest Army officers like you, in Sri Lanka's Army, to speak the truth ...
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 09:45 PM
Sri Lanka is fast becoming a 'fools paradise'. We will top the list, in this regard, very soon.
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