Easter Sunday Commission
By Yoshitha Perera
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will today appear before the Police Unit of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing Easter Sunday attacks to provide a statement with regard to coordinated terror attacks which occurred on April 21, 2019.
Wickremesinghe was initially summoned before the police unit on August 21 but later he had not able to appear on that day. Accordingly, the commission had rescheduled to record his statement on August 31.
Meanwhile, UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam will also appear before the police unit to record his statement with regard to Easter Sunday attacks.
The police unit also issued summons on former MP Ashu Marasinghe and former Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara will provide statements on September 02.
Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Leader of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal Party Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias ‘Pillayan’ will provide statements on September 3. Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella will also appear before the police unit on September 7 and State Minister Dilum Amunugama will provide a statement on September 8.