Eyewitness to Lasantha assassination located: SL Police

[TamilNet, Thursday, 21 January 2010, 14:22 GMT]
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka Police in its report to Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court Thursday said that they have located a person who had witnessed the killing of journalist Lasantha Wickremathunge, the editor of the Sunday Leader. The eywitness is under interrogation, the CID further informed the court, legal sources said.

The CID added in its report that particulars of the eyewitness under questioning could not be revealed due to security reason.

Magistrate Mr.Harsha Sethunge ordered further remand of the suspect, Sugath Perera, who was earlier arrested in connection with the killing, till February 3.

 

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