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AFP
June 17, 2021

Sri Lanka court frees top detective probing Rajapaksas

AFP
June 17, 2021

Colombo: A Sri Lanka court on Wednesday freed on bail the country’s top detective after 10 months behind bars, in a case that attracted international condemnation of Colombo’s human rights record. The Court of Appeal asked a lower court to free Shani Abeysekara and another detective who had been accused of falsifying evidence in a trial that led to the conviction of a senior policeman for murder.