The driver of former editor Lasantha Wickramatunge identified the army intelligence officer who was arrested over the murder of Wickrematunge as the individual who had abducted him.

The suspect was identified when he was presented before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court yesterday. The officer will be produced for another identification parade before an eye witness in the murder.     The said army officer was arrested over the abduction, unlawful detention and questioning of the individual, who was the driver of Wickrematunge’s vehicle prior to the assassination.