New IGP extends olive branch to public
Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya
yesterday promised the public justice and fairness. “Police and
public relations will be strengthened and mutual understanding will
be fostered to avoid misunderstanding about the police,” he said.
Considerable progress made
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry into
incidents of abductions, disappearances, unexplained killings and
unidentified dead bodies of persons throughout the island held a
special media discussion yesterday on the progress achieved so far.
Stating that there had been around 15,000 case files at the
inception in September 2006, the Chairman of the Commission,
Mahanama Tillakaratne stated that this number has hence been