Sarath Fonseka charged for harboring army deserters

[TamilNet, Monday, 16 August 2010, 17:33 GMT]
Sri Lanka’s Attorney General Monday filed indictment in the Colombo Chief Magistrate court charging Sarath Fonseka on forty-one counts that include employing deserters of the Sri Lanka Army, paying salaries and providing lodging facilities. Sarath Fonseka, former Commander of the Sri Lanka Army was last week sentenced by the 1st Court Martial being found guilty for the involvement in politics while in service.

He was stripped of his medals, promotions and pension as the punishment which was later ratified by Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singappuli ordered remand till August 30 for the second accused Senaka Perera who was the secretary of Sarath Fonseka.

Sarath Fonseka is in the custody of the Sri Lanka Navy at its headquarters.

 

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