It is revealed that Senaka Silva who served as Secretary of Sarath Fonseka had been involved in the payment of wages to Army deserters during the Presidential Election period.
This has been intimated by the CID to Courts. The suspect is now in custody and the complaints filed against him were taken up before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court.
The CID said the suspect had been in-charge of Sarath Fonseka’s office located at Rajakeeya Mawatha during the Presidential Election period.
He had been paying salaries of Army deserters who had been serving under the former Army Chief. The CID said inquiries were in progress. The Magistrate remanded the suspect until the 2nd of next month.