BREAKING NEWS: General Sarath Fonseka acquitted of all charges pertaining to harboring Army deserters (watch video)

BREAKING NEWS: General Sarath Fonseka acquitted of all charges pertaining to harboring Army deserters (watch video)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

09 Mar, 2015 | 12:10 pm

Former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka and his secretary, former Captain, Senaka Haripriya de Silva have been acquitted of all charges in the case pertaining to the harboring of Army deserters.

Both men had been charged with retaining 10 soldiers for their security after retiring and attempting to turn these men against the state.

Colombo High Court Judge Devika de Livera Tennakoon noted today that the prosecution had failed to prove the guilt of the suspects beyond reasonable doubt.

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