Top STF officer
grilled over abductions, more arrests imminent
The Director of the Special Task Force’s Intelligence Unit
has been questioned while two other officers have been arrested
in connection with the abductions and extortion incidents in
This new turn of events comes following the arrest of former
commanding officer of the Air Force Nishantha Gajanayake for the
Gajanayake was initially taken into custody after UNP MP
Lakshman Seneviratne disclosed the ex- commanding officer’s
involvement in the abductions.
However, following his arrest, Gajanayake was released on police
bail the very same day he was arrested.
But subsequent to the issue being taken up again in Parliament
following Gajanayake’s release on police bail, he was again
arrested by the respective officers.
The Nation learns that the suspect has revealed many names
including that of a politician and several intelligence officers
who are part of the racket. They too are expected to be arrested