Two state officials of Sri Lanka nabbed for spying for Japan

Dec 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s state intelligence quarters have exposed two former state officials who passed state secrets to Japan, a Sinhala newspaper of Sri Lanka, The Divaina, reported today in its Sunday edition.

The officials are accused of sending monthly reports on political, economic and defense issues to the Japanese government.

Recently, the intelligence wing of Sri Lanka state has intercepted a highly confidential report on the security situation in the North and the East sent by one of the officials to Japan.

The two officials are reportedly working as senior advisers of a non-governmental organization that is receiving funds from Japan. One of them had worked at the Defense Ministry, the newspaper reported.

It has been revealed that their reports have criticized Sri Lanka’s political and defence affairs.

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