Mahinda is in Trincomalee - Secretary of Defense

Former Defense Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne has said that former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been detained at the Trincomalee naval base for security reasons.

He made the remarks while addressing a press conference in Colombo today.

While he was staying at Allari House, it was surrounded by more than 1000 protesters. He was transferred to the Trincomalee Naval Dockyard where his safety was threatened. The Secretary of Defense also said that once the current situation in the country stabilizes, he can go where he wants.