Three to be charged in Kadirgamar assassination- AG

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 14 August 2007, 10:27 GMT]
Sri Lanka's Attorney General, Mr.C.R.de Silva, told the media Sunday on the second death anniversary of former foreign minister Mr.Lakshman Kadirgamar that indictments against three Tamils now in remand will be filed soon after statements from three persons are obtained, legal sources in Colombo said.

Mr.Lakshman Kadirgamar was assassinated by yet unidentified persons on the night of 12 August 2005 at his Colombo residence.

12 Tamil civilians were arrested by the police in a cordon and search operation conducted soon after the killing of Mr.Kadirgamar.

Nine persons were released later due to lack of evidence, he said.

 

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