A statement from 2 former LTTE cadres at the Eknaligoda case


Two former LTTE cadres, arrested in connection with the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaeligoda, have given statements as State witnesses.The CID said that they made this statement before Homagama Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday.

The two former LTTE cadres who were residents of Kuchchiveli in Trincomalee and Kal-Adi in Batticaloa had been detained at the Giritaley army camp.

CID investigations had revealed that the sim (s) of the  telephone used during the abduction of the journalist had been bought by producing the identity card (s) prepared for one of the two LTTE cadres.

Currently seven army officers arrested by the CID in connection with Eknaeligoda’s killing are in remand.