Slain “Sunday Leader”Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge’s Daughter Ahimsa Files Case in the US Against Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa Concerning Her Father’s Murder in Jan 2009.

A case has been filed in the US against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa related to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge.

The case has reportedly been filed by Lasantha’s daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge.

Lasantha Wickremetunge was killed in January 2009 while he was on his way to office.

Wickremetunge was the Editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper at the time he was killed.

Ahimsa Wickrematunge had told the media that her father had once told her he would be murdered to prevent him from testifying in a case against Rajapaksa.

The case was filed against Rajapaksa while he was in the US.

Courtesy:Colombo Gazette