AG indicts suspects in Prageeth Eknaligoda case

The Attorney Geeneral has indicted Lt. Colonels Shammi Karunarathna, Prabodha Siriwardena and five others over the abduction of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda in 2009.

Eknaligoda, a cartoonist, political analyst and journalist was reported missing on January 24, 2010 – two days before the Presidential polls.

It has been revealed that Ekneligoda was blindfolded and interrogated openly in an Army camp. Telephone records and cell tower data had confirmed he was held at the Girithale camp.

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