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Opposition claims arrests to coincide with UNHRC session

The former Media Minister said that he has no issue with criminals being arrested but he said due legal process must be followed.Rambukwella also accused the Government of violating the legal process to arrest suspects over various incidents. (Colombo Gazette) “In the Keith Noyahr case the military intelligence officers were arrested just to show the UNHRC something is being done,” he said. The joint opposition today claimed that some arrests are being made to coincide with the upcoming UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session.Joint opposition member of Parliament Keheliya Rambukwella told reporters today that military intelligence officers are being arrested over criminal incidents to show the UNHRC something is being done to address concerns on serious criminal incidents. Rambukwella claims the suspects in the Keith Noyahr case were arrested purely on some telephone calls and where they originated from. read more