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AG seeks swift probes on four cases including Lasantha, Thajudeen murders

13 June 2019 - 238   - 3

The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Acting Police Inspector General to expedite investigations and submit a report on four cases.

These cases include the murders of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge, ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen, the abduction and enforced disappearances of 11 youths in Colombo, and the murder of 17 workers of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Mutur.

Acting Police Chief C.D. Wickremaratne, Senior DIG and the Director of the Criminal Investigations Department, were among those who were instructed by AG Dappula de Livera to submit the report, Senior State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said.

 

  Comments - 3

  • Citizen Thursday, 13 June 2019 06:52 PM

    No time limit has been given for the reports to be produced!

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    Sri Wickrema Friday, 14 June 2019 01:42 PM

    Another eye-wash ?

    Reply : 0       0

    Sri Wickrema Friday, 14 June 2019 01:42 PM

    Another eye-wash ?

    Reply : 0       0

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