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Who Was Behind the Killing of Sri Lankan Journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge?

The renowned Sri Lankan journalist was driving to his office when motorcycle riders stopped his car and bludgeoned him to death in broad daylight on the streets of Colombo in 2009. Now, a former detective who ran an official probe into the attack has given new testimony, raising questions about who may have been complicit in the killing.