Wife of missing Lanka E-news journalist moves Appeal Court

Mrs. K. M. S. P. Ekneligoda, wife of Prageeth Ranjan Bandara Ekneligoda, yesterday complained to the Court of Appeal about the disappearance of her husband since January 24, 2010.

The petition said that the missing person had been a cartoonist and a writer with Lanka-e-news website. He had actively campaigned for General Sarath Fonseka at the last Presidential poll.

The petition added that Eknaligoda had been previously abducted by persons who travelled in a white van on August 27, 2009.

He had complained about this abduction to the Officer-in-Charge of the Homagama police station.

The petition requested Court to direct the DIG of the CID, Nandana Munasinghe and other respondents to produce Eknaligoda before the Court of Appeal.

The petition would be supported by Chrishmal Warnasuriya, instructed by Sunil Watagala.

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