15 November, 2018

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Army Intelligence Officer Arrested Over Lasantha Wickrematunge Murder

A Warrant Officer attached to the Army Intelligence Unit was arrested last night by the CID in connection to the murder of Sunday Leader Founder Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge.

Lasantha 2015The Army Officer is expected to be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court.

In May, Mount Lavinia Magistrate Mohammed Sahabdeen ordered the Army to hand over all information and other documents in connection to the assassination of Wickrematunge to the CID.

The order was issued to the Army Commander, after the CID presented several facts during a hearing. Several vital documents in relation to the investigation was in the possession of the Army Intelligence Unit.

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    RE: Army Intelligence Officer Arrested Over Lasantha Wickrematunge Murder

    “The order was issued to the Army Commander, after the CID presented several facts during a hearing. Several vital documents in relation to the investigation was in the possession of the Army Intelligence Unit”

    “A Warrant Officer attached to the Army Intelligence Unit was arrested last night by the CID in connection to the murder of Sunday Leader Founder Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge.”

    Thanks Yahapalanaya. Better Late than never.

    What took so long? Food dragging? Interference by MaRa and his cronies.

    Why not go after Gota, the lynch pin here.

    Can you punish these criminals before they die of old age? At least can you starve them?

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    Can you punish these criminals before they die of old age? At least can you starve them?

    Amarasiri is a marakkaya or a christian.

    They seek revenge.

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      jim softy

      Stick to the issue at hand, without getting lost on ad hominems.

      This is what Paras do, when one points out the facts, especially, facts like they are Paras.

      Ad hominem

      Ad hominem (Latin for “to the man” or “to the person”[1]), short for argumentum ad hominem, is a logical fallacy in which an argument is rebutted by attacking the character, motive, or other attribute of the person making the argument, or persons associated with the argument, rather than attacking the substance of the argument itself.

      Fallacious ad hominem reasoning is normally categorized as an informal fallacy, more precisely as a genetic fallacy, a subcategory of fallacies of irrelevance.

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      “Amarasiri is a marakkaya or a christian. “

      Yes he cannot be a Sinhala Buddhist, he is talking about justice and and holding criminals accountable.

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    Can CT readers still remember who uttered ” Lasantha who ? ” on a TV interview ?

    Truth always triumphs. ” Sathya us as dharmayai “

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    Yahapaana PM Batalanada Ranil wiped out the whole Army Intelligence Unit last time when he got the gig.

    This time he didn’t have Mr Pirahaparan to hand over the tender.

    So he got the war winning new whole Intelligence Unit under lock and key in Welikada ,thanks to our Yahapalana magistrates.

    Where did they find this one now ?.

    Is he recruited to make a confession to nail the War Winning Defence Secretary?.

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    “Is he recruited to make a confession to nail the War Winning Defence Secretary?.”

    Are you implying the ex-defense secretary was responsible for Lasantha’s murder.

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