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Navy declares amnesty for deserters

The Sri Lankan navy has declared a general amnesty for deserters, a statement by the defence ministry said.

The amnesty will start today and run till the end of September this year. The Sri Lankan air force declared a general amnesty for all deserters last week.

An earlier amnesty in March saw 12,060 deserters return to the military.

Sri Lankan air force declares general amnesty for deserters (28 June 2015)

Army deserters face arrest from tomorrow warns Sri Lankan military (26 April 2015)

Sri Lankan army extends amnesty for deserters (15 Apr 2015)

Over 2000 Sri Lankan army deserters take up amnesty (07 Apr 2015) 

Amnesty for Sri Lankan army deserters (25 Mar 2015)