Tamil Diplomat

Major General Prasanna Silva removed from the Command of Commando Regiment

The Army Commander, Lt. General Kirishantha de Silva  had removed Major General Prasanna Silva from the Command of the Commando Regiment for allowing another person to possess his service issue pistol. This other person was arrested with the number plate less White van at Meerihana.

It is notable that the inquiries on this white van incident had revealed that, the Prado vehicle earlier used by LTTE Leader Prabhakaran had been used by an army officer and this had caused much concern among several other Army officers.