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* CID informs court that Navy has not provided information on van used in abduction of 11 youth
Thu, Jul 12, 2018, 10:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 12, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department today informed Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that the Sri Lanka Navy has not yet provided the information on the vehicle that is necessary to investigate the alleged abduction and murder of 11 youth.

The CID told the court that the van had been completely repaired and the CID did not receive the report.

The CID also informed court that no information has been provided on the motor bikes used by the Navy personnel who were serving under the main suspect former Lieutenant Commander Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi in the abduction in 2008.

The suspect is currently evading arrest.

The CID also told the court that the findings of the investigation of the case have been directed to the Attorney General.

The two members of the Navy Intelligence wing arrested for the abduction and murder of 11 youths have been remanded until 26 July when they were produced before the court today.

The Criminal Investigation Department arrested nine suspects including former Naval Media Spokesperson Commodore DKP Dassanayake for aiding and abetting the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth in 2008 and 2009.


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