Sri Lanka’s Former navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda acknowledged the existence of underground detention cells in the Trincomalee naval dockyard said TNA parliamentarian MA Sumanthiran on Friday.
Speaking during Sri Lanka’s parliamentary debate on the 2016 budget, Mr Sumanthiran asked why Karannagoda was not being investigated over evidence of secret torture cells in Sri Lanka.
Mr Sumanthiran quoted the navy commander of telling press that the cells had been used to detain people but not torture them, reports Colombo Gazette.
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