Aug 14, 2021

Lanka E-News columnist arrested

Keerthi  Ratnayake, a columnist at the Lanka E-News website, has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division.

He was arrested with regard  to an article he had written for Lanka E-News  stating that there is a threat of an attack to the Indian High Commission tomorrow (15) as its the Independence Day of India.

An official of the Indian High Commission had lodged a complaint, asking for an investigation. 

Keerthi Ratnayake is a former Air Force official.