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Easter Sunday attacks culpability case

Colombo CM asks for bank, phone use records of IGP, former Defence Secy

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne yesterday issued an order directing 80 banks and financial institutions to hand over the financial statements of Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Ministry secretary Hemasiri Fernando to the Criminal Investigations Department.

The Magistrate further ordered several mobile telephone server companies to handover a report on mobile phone details of IGP Pujith Jayasundara and Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando.

The Magistrate made this order after considering a request made by Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris.

IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Ministry Secretary Hemasiri Fernando are charged with criminal negligence, murder and failure to prevent or at least minimise damages, caused during the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks.

Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris appearing on behalf of the Criminal Investigations Department yesterday informed the court that statements to be recorded from another 16 people including the Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith.

DSG Dileepa Peiris further told the court that CID had recorded statements from 70 people regarding the incident. DSG Dileepa Peiris also stated that there are several high ranking officials were identified as involved in this incident and that the CID would take steps to arrest them.

Replying to a question raised by the Magistrate, Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris stated that CID was conducting investigations regarding the suspects under murder charges.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for December 5.

 


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