Sri Lanka’s Highest Military Officer Arrested

( November 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Chief of Defence staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been remanded till December 05 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate.

Chief of Defence Staff in Sri Lanka, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been arrested in this afternoon.

CDS Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne appeared before the court and surrendered himself. Fort Magistrate ordered the CID to arrest Admiral Wijegunaratne if there was sufficient evidence to prove that he had aided and abetted Navy Sampath, to evade court.

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral WIjegunaratne who is alleged to have harboured 'Navy Sampath' a chief suspect in the abduction of eleven youth in 2008, reported before the Fort Magistrate's Court this morning. He was ordered to return at 2.30pm in civilian clothing by the magistrate.

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