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Sarath Fonseka to face three charges at court martial but not for coup plot

[Times Online UK, Friday, 12 March 2010 07:58 No Comment]

General Sarath Fonseka, the former Sri Lankan army chief arrested last month, will face a court martial next week on three charges, but not for plotting a coup as expected, officials announced yesterday.

The soldier-turned-opposition-leader will be charged with “conduct unbecoming” an officer of his rank, maintaining contact with opposition politicians while head of the army and unfairly granting an arms tender to a company run by his son-in-law.

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