Former Navy Spokesman further remanded till November 15

 

Former Navy Spokesman Commodore D.K.P Dassanayake and five others were today ordered to be further remanded till November 15 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

They were arrested on the charge of aiding and abetting the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths in 2008 and 2009

 On July 12, the CID arrested the former Navy Spokesman at the Sri Lanka Navy base in Welisara following an investigation into the incident.

On a previous occasion, the CID informed Court that the 11 persons who were abducted by unidentified groups in Colombo and the surrounding areas in 2008, had been taken to underground detention cells at a navy camp in Trincomalee which were supervised by a Navy Lieutenant Commander.

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