Soldiers arrested over missing journalist granted bail

prageeth_eknaligodaFour soldiers who were arrested over the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda were granted bail by the Avissawella High Court today.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had in August last year questioned the four soldiers over the disappearance of Eknaligoda and later arrested them.

The arrest was made after the CID requested the army to hand over the four soldiers to be questioned over the incident. (Colombo Gazette)