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Suspect who conspired to assassinate the Defence Secretary remanded

Aug 26, 2010 4:38:04 AM - itnnews.lk

The Court has remanded a suspect who has been arrested for allegedly conspiring to assassinate Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

The suspect is a resident of Weeraketiya. Submitting a report to Courts, the CID said the suspect has worked jointly with the LTTE during the past to assassinate the Defence Secretary. The Colombo Magistrate’s Court remanded the suspect taking into consideration the submissions made by the CID. The report stated that the suspect had attempted to bring two LTTE suicide cadres to Sri Lanka from Malaysia.