Fonseka granted full presidential pardon

Sarath-FonsekaFormer Army Commander and Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) Sarath Fonseka has been granted a full presidential pardon by President Maithripala Sirisena, according to the Presidential Media Unit.

Accordingly, Fonseka has been acquitted of all charges and granted complete amnesty.
President Sirisena has granted the presidential pardon through powers vested in him under Article 34 of the Constitution, it was further stated.

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