Journalist Saman Gamage under arrest

Journalist of Divaina newspaper Saman Gamage has been arrested by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) last night (10) because he was not present for a court case at the Gampaha Magistrate Court.

There has been a complaint against him at the CID regarding forcing victims and witnesses with regard to certain incidents took place during the war time.

It is reported that when he was arrested, he has said “It doesn’t matter how many warrants you have you never arrest Wimal Weerawansas or Gammanpias. You only arrest ordinary people like us”.

He will be presented to the Gampaha Magistrate Court today.

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