Lasantha Wickrematunge murder – More details uncovered

Lasantha Wickrematunge murder – More details uncovered

By Staff Writer

Mar 20, 2017 | 11:55 am

The case pertaining to the murder of senior journalist Lasantha Wickrametunge was taken up before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court earlier this morning.

A number of details pertaining to the murder, which were uncovered during the investigations, were reported to the court by the CID.

The CID also informed the court with regard to the actions of former Director of Army Intelligence, Major General Kapila Hendawitharana and a special unit that functioned under him, in relation to the murder of Wickrematunge, and assaults on several other journalists.