May 17, 2017

‘Divaina’ journalist summoned over LTTE intelligence chief report Featured

The TID has summoned a ‘Divaina’ journalist to question him with regard to an article he had published about the intelligence chief of the LTTE, reports.

Saman Gamage wrote the article published on 16 April about a person by the name Jayanthan, whom he identified as the LTTE intelligence chief.

It claimed Jayanthan alias Mohandas had reached Mannar by boat last week.

Gamage has been summoned by the TID’s OIC T.D.D. Jayasundara to appear at 9.00 am on May 22 and to ‘reveal the information he has.’

Jayasundara said he was investigating Jayanthan, and mentions in his summons that failure to abide by the order would be an offence punishable under clause 17 of the penal code.