Court summons Mervyn Silva over abductions

MervynThe Colombo Chief Magistrate’s court today issued summons on former Parliamentarian Mervyn Silva to give evidence on alleged abductions and disappearances.

The Chief Magistrate has ordered the former Minister to appear in court on November 11.

Silva had in January claimed that an official of the former Government was responsible for abductions and extra-judicial killings, including that of Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunga.

The former Minister had also filed a complaint with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) against the former regime. (Colombo Gazette)