Gotabaya grilled by CID on abduction and assault on Keith Noyahr

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was grilled by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today over the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr.

Rajapaksa was questioned for nearly 4 hours regarding the abduction.

Noyahr was abducted in May 2008 and was severely assaulted before being set free.

The former Associate Editor of The Nation newspaper fled the country with his family following the incident fearing for his life.