The wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda is asking questions about how Gotabaya plans to free these military men and on what basisNovember 6, 2019
Sandhya Ekneligoda the wife of missing Journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda is asking SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa to give more details as to how he is planning to pardon imprisoned army officers.
Ekneligoda in a letter sent yesterday (5 Nov) to the candidate states that Gotabaya’s pledge, made on 9 Oct at Anuradhapura to release all soldiers in jail on 17 Nov after becomes he becomes president has made her uncertain and fearful.
She notes that this is giving official pardons to all officers in the security forces where their crimes are justified, will be ignoring the fundamental rights of victims like herself. Also, she said that it will also weaken the resolve of honest officers in law enforcement agencies who want to bring justice.
Ekneligoda posed several questions to Gotabaya Rajapaksa:
She also says she wants him to answer these questions within three days.