It has been fifteen years to this day, January 8th, since Sunday Leader editor and journalist Mr. Lasantha Wickramatunga was murdered. Lasantha’s relatives and close friends have informed me that they will visit his grave at Borella Cemetery this morning. Sri Lanka Latest News
Fifteen years have passed since Lasantha Wickramatunga’s murder, but his killers are still at large.
Nishantha Silva of the Criminal Investigation Department, who was in charge of the investigation into Lasanta’s murder, left the country. He says that he had brought that investigation to an end.
Lasantha was killed on January 8, 2009.