Colombo Telegraph

Yoshitha And Hitman Capt. Tissa Pictured

A picture shows Captain Tissa, who has been linked to many murders under the Rajapaksa regime with the alleged mastermind of the Thajudeen murder and Malaka Silva assault, Yoshitha Rajapaksa.

Captain Tissa a former Paratrooper and suspected deserter of the Army, and thereafter a close confidante of the former first family has been linked to many murders under the regime.

Captain Tissa was a member of former Presidential Security Division under Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The murder of Ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen, the assault on Malaka Silva have all been linked to Captain Tissa.

Tissa is said to have acted under the complete supervision of the first family and had acted as the leader of a hit squad, in which former intelligence personnel, LTTE deserters turned Army informants and others formed a part of the team, depending on the ‘job requirement’.


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