Lasantha’s driver identifies warrant officer as abductor

LasanthaThe former driver of murdered journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga has identified an army intelligence warrant officer as his abductor.

The army intelligence officer was arrested recently in connection to the murder and was produced for an identification parade today.

During the identification parade Wickremetunga’s driver had identified the suspect. Wickrematunge’s driver was abducted days after Wickremetunga was killed.

The founding editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper was killed while he was on his way to office in Attidiya on January 8, 2009. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Waste of time and waste of resources despite the loss of a great journalist and great son of Sri Lanka. . Sri Lanka is a country divided too much by bias and decisions are pre conceived.

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