Former Navy Spokesman Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake has been arrested by the CID this afternoon at Welisara on charges of aiding and abetting in the enforced disappearance of 11 youths between 2008 and 2009, the Police said.
He would be produced in the Fort Magistrate’s Court, the Police said.
Three other suspects, who were arrested in connection with the incident, are in remand prison.
They said the CID was investigating into the incident, where 11 youth were kidnapped in Colombo and later disappeared after being detained illegally between 2008 and 2009.