Hearing into petition filed by Karannagoda postponed

The Supreme Court today postponed the hearing into the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition filed by Former Navy Commander Wasantha Karannagoda against moves to arrest him, till 7 March.

Karannagoda filed the FR petition in the Supreme Court on Monday.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had said that Karannagoda is to be arrested over the case involving the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth between 2008-2009.

Karannagoda, in his petition, has said that there is no evidence to back the allegations raised against him by the CID.