CID investigations into Easter attacks complete

2020-09-23 at 10:51

The Criminal Investigations’ Department has informed Court that investigations into the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks have been completed.

CID officers informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court that files in this regard will be handed over to the Attorney General for legal proceedings.

Colombo Additional Magistrate RU Jayasuriya called for the case to be taken up once again on the 17th of March in order to obtain advise of the Attorney General.

NewsRadio Court correspondent said former Secretary of Defence Hemasiri Fernando and Former Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara appeared before Court today.

The duo is charged with failure to take measures to prevent the bombings in April last year and failure to minimize the destruction caused, despite receiving prior intelligence information.