Sri Lanka bans foreign travel by former defense chief in armory probe

March 10, 2015 7:17 AM

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Sri Lanka bans foreign travel by former defense chief in armory probe

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court has banned the feared brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa from foreign travel, police said on Tuesday, over allegations he used a commercial floating armory as weaponry for a "private army".

The move against former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the toughest sanction yet on a member of the family that ruled the Indian Ocean island until a surprise election defeat in January.

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