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Three-member committee appointed to probe terror attack

22 April 2019 12:20 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A three-member committee has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to investigate the incidents of bomb explosions in several places yesterday.

The committee included Supreme Court judge Vijith Malalgoda, former ministry secretary Dadmasiri Jayamanna and former IGP N.K. Ilangakoon.

The President has instructed the committee to investigate matters related to the blasts, the background and other factors connected to the incidents and submit a report within two weeks.

  Comments - 5

  • Sunil Monday, 22 April 2019 04:03 PM

    This, too, will be just like the committee appointed to inquire into the Central Bank robbery. Nothing will happen in the end.

    Warren Raed Monday, 22 April 2019 04:42 PM

    Mr. President. We as a nation hold you responsible for ignoring the warning the police received on the attack 10 days ago. Why are you keeping quiet? Answer us, because we voted for you to protect this nation and not to kill us and destroy it. The police department is under your purview. You owe the nation an explanation.

    Labba Monday, 22 April 2019 07:44 PM

    You should appoint a 3 member committee to check if the president has a brain.

    Mahasen Monday, 22 April 2019 07:27 PM

    People do not need committees. They need to know why did you, as the President

    hans perlee Monday, 22 April 2019 09:07 PM

    will the committee also report publicly as to why the responsable people did not react to the 3 warnings?

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