CID arrests Army lieutenant over disappearance of journalist Ekneligoda

CID arrests Army lieutenant over disappearance of journalist Ekneligoda

CID arrests Army lieutenant over disappearance of journalist Ekneligoda

Written by Tharushan Fernando

30 Dec, 2015 | 12:49 pm

An Army lieutenant has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department over the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda.

The suspect was produced before the Homagama Magistrate and was remanded until Dec. 30. The case pertaining to the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda is to be taken up before the Homagama Magistrate’s Court.

Previously, six military personal were arrested in connection with the disappearance of Prageeth Eknaligoda and were remanded after they were produced before courts. A lieutenant, two colonels, a staff sergeant, and a corporal are among those arrested; two of them are deserters.

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