The General jailed for government war crimes claim ( Photos)

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( November 18, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)
General Sarath Fonseka claimed defence secretary ordered execution of LTTE leaders as they surrendered during civil war


Sri Lanka’s former army chief, Sarath Fonseka (C) waves to supporters as he arrives at the Colombo High Court in Colombo on November 18, 2011. Sri Lankan court November 18 jailed former army chief Sarath Fonseka for three years for alleging that the president’s brother had ordered the execution of surrendering Tamil rebels. Fonseka, who ran against President Mahinda Rajapakse in 2010 elections, is already serving a 30-month prison term after a court martial convicted him on corruption charges. – Getty Images


Author: Sri Lanka Guardian

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