Two more military men to be arrested

By Premalal Wijeratne

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is expected to shortly apprehend two more Army personnel allegedly linked to the abduction of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda.

A senior intelligence officer told Ceylon Today that information leading to his arrest was gleaned in interrogations of the six Army personnel being held in custody pending completion of a probe into the… ….abduction and disappearance of Ekneligoda. They have also divulged information identifying the names and whereabouts of two other Army men involved in the abduction/disappearance whose arrests are imminent.

The CID has also received information about a lieutenant who is alleged to have been instrumental in Ekneligoda’s abduction and taking him to the Girithale Army Camp.
More significant information concerning Ekneligoda’s disappearance has also been uncovered in the probe which is now nearly completed, our source added.