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Sri Lanka’s top military officer shifted to safer prison

Ravindra Wijegunaratne, the Chief of Defense Staff, was arrested over allegations of aiding the abduction of 11 people during the civil war; meanwhile, the country's power struggle drags on

November 30, 2018 7:04 PM (UTC+8)
Top military officer Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne arrives at the Magistrate's Court in Colombo on Wednesday. Wijegunaratne was remanded in custody after weeks evading arrest for allegedly protecting the chief suspect in the murder of 11 people during the civil war. Photo: AFP/ Ishara S Kodikara
Top military officer Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne arrives at the Magistrate's Court in Colombo on Wednesday. Wijegunaratne was remanded in custody after weeks evading arrest for allegedly protecting the chief suspect in the murder of 11 people during the civil war. Photo: AFP/ Ishara S Kodikara
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