LANKA-ARREST(FES29) - Senior Cop arrested over Sri Lankan newspaper editor's killing
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Colombo, Feb 14 (PTI) Sri Lankan police today arrested a senior Deputy Inspector General who became the second senior police officer to be held for the killing of a leading newspaper's editor and a vocal critic of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, officials said.
Lasantha Wickrematunga, the founder and editor of the Sunday Leader, was waylaid by some unidentified bike-borne assailants who gunned him down in the Colombo suburb of Ratmalana in January 2009.
The retired DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara ...