Mar 20, 2017

Lasantha's killers revealed!

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today (20) informed courts that a special team functioning under former Director of Intelligence - Major General Kapila Hendawitharana was behind the assassination of former Sunday Leader - editor Lasantha Wickrematunge.

The team was even behind the attacks on journalists Upali Tennakoon and Keith Noyahr, the CID has added.

The CID has further added that Lasantha Wickrematunga was killed not by shooting but by an assault to the head using a sharp instrument, which had removed parts of his brain.