Law, Order, and Southern Development Minister Sagala Rathnayake instructed the Secretary of the Ministry to submit a report regarding the dispersion of disabled soldiers and monks who attempted to enter the Presidential Secretariat by force.
Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protestors who were gathered outside the Secretariat on Monday.
The ministers instructed Secretary Jagath P. Wijeweera to investigate the incident and submit the report on November 10.
Therefore, Ministry Secretary had appointed a three member committee headed by Senior DIG C.D. Wickremerathne for the investigation. The committee comprises of Assistant Secretary to the Ministry Nishantha Weerasinghe and Major General Sudath Ranasinghe, the ministry said.(DS)