Jan 27, 2021

Final report of PCoI on Easter attacks, by Jan. 31 Featured

Hearings and other procedures of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks officially came to a conclusion this evening (January 27).

With the recording of a statement from the former Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekera this evening, the Commission concluded their collection of evidence.

The final report of the Commission is to be handed over on or before the 31st of January.

The Commission was appointed by former President Maithripala Sirisena on September 22nd, 2019 to investigate the series of attacks that took place on Easter Sunday the same year and to recommend necessary actions.

The Presidential Commission had recorded evidence from a total of 440 individuals during its term.

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