Mar 13, 2017

Gotabhaya to receive report that clears military Featured

Former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is to receive a 200-page report titled ‘Viruwange Viththi Vachakaya’ (In defence of war heroes) that clears the Sri Lankan military of all the war crimes charges against it.

Former military chiefs Daya Ratnayake, H.R. Amaraweera, Mohan Wijewickrama, Seewali Wanigasekara, Kamal Gunaratne and G.A. Chandrasiri will hand him over the report at Sambuddha Mandiraya at Thummulla, Colombo at 3.00 pm today (13).

They will also hand it over to president Maithripala Sirisena tomorrow.

Sarath Weerasekara hopes to submit the report to the 16th UNHRC session in Geneva and also make a brief speech in defence of the Sri Lankan military.