Major and two Sergeants among others arrested over murder of Lasantha and attacks on Noyahr and Tennekoon !

(Lanka-e-News -18.Feb.2017, 10.00PM)  A group including an  army Major and two  sergeants  were arrested today(18)  in the early hours of the morning , in connection with the ghastly cold blooded  murder of editor Lasantha Wickremetunge , attack on journalists Keith Noyahr and Upali Tennekoon . These suspects were the White Van criminal team who held sway during the nefarious decade of the Rajapakses while  engaging  in attacks and killings of journalists .

Bulatwatte is the name of the major arrested. During the investigations into the  attack on Keith Noyahr by the special CID team , information regarding these suspects surfaced , and subsequently it came to light these suspects as a group have been involved in the other media killings and  attacks  too. 
The group including the major and  sergeants after being produced before Mt. Lavinia magistrate this noon  (18)  were ordered to be remanded until the 23 rd. 

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