AG informs Court it will not proceed with charges against ex Navy commander over abduction of 11 youths

AG informs Court it will not proceed with charges against ex Navy commander over abduction of 11 youths

4 August 2021 12:59 pm

The Attorney General's Department informed the Court that it will proceed charges against ex Navy Commander Wasantha Karannagoda over the alleged abduction of eleven youths, dating back to 2008 - 2009.

This was informed to the Colombo High Court.

The AG had filed indictments against 13 individuals including the ex Navy Commander over the alleged connection to the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths during the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa government. Karannagoda had filed a writ seeking an annulment over the indictment charged by the AG.