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* Another Army soldier arrested for 2008 assault on Journalist Keith Noyahr
Tue, Mar 21, 2017, 10:28 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 21, Colombo: the Police Crimes Investigation Division (CID) has arrested another Army soldier for his involvement in the abduction, and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in May 2008.

A thirty-four-year-old Corporal of the Army Intelligence Directorate was arrested by the CID last night. The suspect is said to be a resident of Minuwangoda.

He is to be produce before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate's Court today.

The CID last month arrested three Army personnel including a major over the abduction and assault on Noyahr.

It has been reported that the three suspects were all members of a secret military intelligence platoon during the previous regime and were also suspected to be involved in many other acts of violence between 2006 and 2010.

 


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