Six charged with aiding and abetting killing of MP Raviraj


By Chitra Weerarathne

The CID yesterday filed in the Colombo Magistrate’s Court charges against six persons for aiding and abetting the killing of parliamentarian, Nadarajah Raviraj in 2006.

Among the six persons charged are three navy personnel, two police officers and one civilian.

Earlier, altogether nine suspects were listed. But, only six suspects have been charged in the Magisterial Court. The CID will submit to the Court by Nov. 17, the instructions of the Attorney General in respect of the three suspects against whom charges were not filed yesterday.

The complaint by the CID was yesterday called before the Additional Magistrate of Colombo, Nirosha Fernando.

The next date of inquiry will be on Nov. 17 at the Colombo Magistrate’s Court.

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