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Army officer arrested over attack on Upali Tennakoon

Army intelligence officer Lalith Rajapaksa has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the assault on former Editor Upali Tennakoon.

Rajapaksa was arrested in Hanwella over the 2009 incident.

Fingerprints found on Tennakoon’s vehicle on the day of the assault have been linked to the army officer.

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