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* Former Navy Spokesman arrested for abduction of youths remanded till 19th
Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 09:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 14, Colombo: Former Naval Media Spokesperson Commodore DKP Dassanayake arrested for the abduction of 11 youths has been remanded till the19th of this month.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered to remand the former Navy officer when he was produced before the Court today.

The Criminal Investigation department (CID) of Sri Lanka Police Wednesday arrested the senior Navy officer in connection with the disappearance of 11 youths who had been abducted in Colombo and surrounding areas in 2008 and 2009. He was taken into custody while he was receiving treatment at Welisara Navy Hospital.

Three other naval officers were also arrested in March this year in connection with the abduction of the youth including six international school students and five university students in 2008.


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