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The Committee, appointed to inquire into the Welikada shooting on November 9, 2012, said it would welcome any evidence or information that could be provided by the public on this tragedy, Justice and Labour Relations Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.


He said the Committee office is on the fourth floor of the building at 35A, Dr. N.M. Perera Mawatha, Colombo 8.


It comprises retired Supreme Court Judge Wimal Nambuwasam (Chairman), retired DIG Asoka Wijetilleke and retired administrative official attorney S.K. Liyanage.


The public can submit their information or evidence on the Welikada shooting incident by telephone or in writing to the above address and their confidentiality will be guaranteed.


Tel No: 011-2697908, 0112699812.

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  • BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 18 February 2015 02:57 PM

    Why no investigation and justice for the killing of 53 Tamil prisoners in the Welikade Jail in 1983? Is this because their is a different law for Tamils? So this proves that racism is rife at State level yet in Sri Lanka.


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