Saturday, May 16, 2009

Remanded for allegedly damaging image of armed forces

By T. Farook Thajudeen

(DM)On Wednesday the Colombo Chief Magistrate Nishantha Hapuarachchi remanded till May 27, five suspects involved in the telecasting of programmes allegedly causing damage to the image of the Government and the armed forces.

The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) filing a report informed the Magistrate that the investigations were not yet concluded and sought to further detain the suspects, -Anthony Pillai Mariyasalam, Sabamalai Emmanuel alias Wilson, Emelyn Benedict, Joseph Punyamoorthy Jeyakumaran and Anthony Fernando Jegadesan. Full text