Sri Lankan police file a new case against Sarath Fonseka accusing him of employing military deserters.
Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka is freed from prison with a pardon from President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka's jailed former army chief, loses an appeal to retain his parliamentary seat.
Former chief of the Sri Lankan armed forces Sarath Fonseka admits he expects to be jailed after being charged with corruption and believes the verdict has been decided in advance; Fonseka has been elected to the Sri Lankan parliament since the charges were pressed.
Sri Lanka convicts ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka on charges of engaging in politics while on active service.
Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka requests his freedom from "illegal detention" in his first speech in parliament.
The military trial of Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka, charged with participating in politics while in uniform, is adjourned at the end of day one.
Defeated Sri Lanka presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka is charged with additional counts in addition to treason in the aftermath of his failed election bid.
Protests continue in Sri Lanka after the arrest of opposition candidate Sarath Fonseka.
The offices of defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka are raided by police.
Sri Lankan opposition candidate General Sarath Fonseka receives the support of former President Chandrika Kumaratunga in the 2010 presidential election.