Eknaligoda disappearance: 4 army personnel held under detention orders

Eknaligoda disappearance: 4 army personnel held under detention orders

August 27, 2015   09:01 pm

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Approval has been granted for the detention and questioning of the four army personnel, arrested in connection with the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, under detention orders, military spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera said. 

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday (24) arrested an Army Corporal, a Sergeant, and two Lieutenants, in connection with the mysterious disappearance of Eknaligoda.

The suspects were arrested following interrogation at the Police HQ for over five hours with respect to the case.
 
At present, a Habeas Corpus case continues at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court over the disappearance of Eknaligoda.

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