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CID accuses Sri Lankan navy of providing false information over disappearance case

Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigation Department told the Colombo Fort Magistrate on Wednesday that the Sri Lankan navy had provided "false and fake" information regarding the former navy spokesperson's involvement in the disappearance of 11 Tamil youths in 2008-2009. 

The former Sri Lankan navy spokesperson Commodore DKP Dassanayake was arrested earlier this year by the CID over the disappearance of 11 Tamil youths in 2008-2009. 

The CID told the court "the new Commander of the Navy was informed of the false information provided to the CID and the he had agreed to provide all the necessary information for the investigations", Colombo Page reported. 

Produced before the court today, Commodore Dassanayake was ordered to be held in remand until October 20 by magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.