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Fonseka's Successor For Sri Lanka Parliament Named

Oct 8, 2010 11:57:38 PM - yahoo.com
(RTTNews) - Lakshman Nipunaarachchi, a member of the opposition Democratic National Alliance (DNA) will replace Sri Lanka's former army chief, General Sarath Fonseka (Retd.) in parliament, after the latter was recently indicted by a military court for corruption in defense deals and a consequent 30-month rigorous imprisonment that was approved by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.