Ratwatte, his sons remanded again

[TamilNet, Monday, 13 May 2002, 10:24 GMT]
The Teldeniya Magistrate Monday further remanded for former Deputy Defense Minister General Anurudha Ratwatte, his two sons Lohan and Chanuka and fifteen other suspects till May 22.The Magistrate, Ms Inoka Ranasinghe, discharged twenty-one suspects including nineteen Sri Lanka Army soldiers from the Udathalawinne massacre case in which ten Muslim youths were shot dead on the day of general election held in

When the case was taken up for further inquiry Monday at the Teledeniya Magistrate's court all the suspects were produced under heavy security from Kandy Bogambara prisons.

Mr Achchala Vengapuli, State Counsel who appeared for the prosecution with Criminal Investigation Department officials told the court that there were no evidence against twenty one suspects including nineteen soldiers and two civilians and moved for the discharge of the same. He moved further remand for General Ratwatte, his sons Lohan and Chanuka and other fifteen suspects.


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