SC postpones hearing into Karannagoda’s FR till 7 March

The Supreme Court today postponed the hearing into the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition filed by Former Navy Commander Wasantha Karannagoda against moves to arrest him, till 7 March.

Karannagoda filed the FR petition in the Supreme Court on Monday.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had said that Karannagoda is to be arrested over the case involving the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth between 2008-2009.

Karannagoda, in his petition, has said that there is no evidence to back the allegations raised against him by the CID.

The CID had visited his residence in Kirulapone on 21 and 22 February, but Karannagoda was missing at the time, giving rise to speculation that he may be on the run. (Colombo Gazette)

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