Journalist Upali Tennekoon and wife identify suspect who allegedly assaulted them

Journalist Upali Tennekoon and wife identify suspect who allegedly assaulted them

Journalist Upali Tennekoon and wife identify suspect who allegedly assaulted them

Written by Tharushan Fernando

26 Aug, 2016 | 2:27 pm

The individual who allegedly assaulted senior Journalist Upali Tennekoon and his wife, in January 2009, was identified by them at an identification parade.

The identification parade was carried out before Acting Gampaha Magistrate Mahesh Herath.

Additional Magistrate of Gampaha, Lalith Kannangara ordered that the suspect be remanded until August 29.

The suspect is a former Sergeant attached to the Army Intelligence Unit. The sergeant is also a suspect in connection with the assassination of veteran journalist Lasantha Wickremetunge.

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