GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA

  • Gen Fonseka's wife says Lanka govt framing him February 9, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka, the man who led the war against the LTTE, is fighting a losing battle against the Government of President Mahinda Rajapaska. Cases have been registered against General Fonseka but his family say he is been framed. "It is abduction for another reason....
  • Fonseka 'hellbent' on betrayal: Sri Lanka February 9, 2010

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday said defeated presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka was "hellbent" on betrayal and would be courtmartialled on charges of conspiring against the president. Fonseka lost by an 18 percentage point margin to President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a January 26 election, after which he accused his former...
  • ExSri Lanka Army chief Fonseka arrested February 8, 2010

    Colombo: Sri Lanka arrested former army commander and losing presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka at his office on Monday night, for what the army said were military offences. Fonseka lost by an 18 percent margin to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a Jan. 26 election, and since then has accused his former...
  • SL President Rajapaksa wins second term in office January 27, 2010

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has won a second term in office, staterun Rupavahini television reported on Wednesday. "The president has recorded a remarkable victory, with a more than 1.8 million vote majority," Rupavahini said. Official final results were not due for another three hours, but polling showed the incumbent...