Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Children with special needs from India and Sri Lanka to join hands for a musical evening
-- [1 hour and 22 minutes ago]
UNP Working Committee decides to adopt resolution of no-confidence against Justice Minister
-- [1 hour and 33 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister introduces tax concessions to boost growth
-- [2 hours ago]
Three months concessionary period to pay arrears of taxes for luxury vehicles
-- [8 hours ago]
Exhibition on Sri Lanka PM's political life opens today
-- [8 hours ago]
Government to take over Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital
-- [8 hours ago]
No change in government's decision on polythene ban- President
-- [9 hours ago]
Ceylon Chamber to host B2B meetings between Sri Lanka and Chinese businesses in automotive sector
Sri Lanka Telecom Group operating profits up 2% to Rs. 37.4 billion in 1H 2017
Sri Lanka Security forces release land to government and legitimate owners

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.