Thursday, March 31, 2011

Editor of Lanka e News Benette Rupasinghe arrested

Newsnow.lk- The Editor of Lanka e News Benette Rupasinghe has been arrested after being questioned by the police over an alleged threat to a relative of a suspect who had been arrested earlier over the attack on the Lanka e News office.


According to sources the Wellampitiya police had asked Rupasinghe to report to the police station this morning to record a statement.

The website Editor had allegedly threatened the brother of a suspect identified as “Boothaya” who was earlier arrested over the attack on the Lanka e News office.
A police complaint over the alleged threat had been lodged and as a result the Editor was called in to record a statement this morning.
The suspect identified as Boothaya had earlier been arrested and released on bail together with a another suspect who was also taken into custody over the attack on Lanka e News.

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