Large numbers of deserters obtain legal discharge during the General
[July 03 2016]
The General Amnesty extended to tri forces deserters
has seen more than eleven thousand five hundred deserters seek legal
discharge since the period commenced on 13th June (2016).
According to Military Spokesman Brigadier Jayanath
Jayaweera, as of yesterday (02nd Saturday, July 2016) 10519 Army, 602
Navy and 416 Air Force deserters have produced themselves to their
respective service offices and obtained clearance and legal discharge.
Service personnel who had been away without official leave (AWOL) can
obtain their legal discharge by producing themselves together with
require details to their respective regiments or their last service
station. Navy and Air Force deserters can report to Naval Complex in
Welisara and Air Force Headquarters respectively.
National and Service Identity documents and bank
account details are required for clearance.
The General Amnesty will end on 13th of July (2016)
and legal action will be taken against all those who fail to seek legal
discharge during the General Amnesty.
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