Sandya claims witnesses in case intimidated
Sandya Eknaligoda, wife of missing cartoonist Prageeth Eknaligoda claims investigations over the disappearance of her husband, are being influenced.
Addressing the media today, Sandya Eknaligoda said that witnesses connected to the case are being intimidated by Army intelligence officers.
She also denied claims that former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka was linked to the disappearance of her husband.
Sandya also requested the new President Gotabaya Rajapakasa not to influence the Judiciary process.
Two cases regarding Eknaligoda’s abduction and disappearance are ongoing in court.
One case is with regard to his first abduction in 2009 which is heard at the Homagama High Court. Seven army intelligence officers were served indictments in this case.
The other is with regard to his abduction and disappearance which is heard at the Permanent High Court in Colombo. Nine Army intelligence officers were served indictments in this case.
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