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* Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons to visit Batticaloa next for Public Sittings
Thu, May 22, 2014, 05:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 22, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka will hear cases in Batticaloa District next month.

The Commission will conduct its fourth round of Public Sittings from June 06 - 08, 2014 in Batticaloa.

Sittings will be held at the Kattankudy Divisional Secretariat on June 6th and 7th and at Manmunaipattu Divisional Secretariat on June 8th.

The Commission had previously conducted Public Sittings in January, February and March this year in Kilinochchi, Jaffna and Batticaloa respectively.

The Commission has, to date, received 18,590 complaints, and approximately 5,000 were from relatives of missing security forces personnel.

The Commission had thus far inquired into 462 complaints, which are being analyzed for further investigations through an independent Investigation team.

The Commission appointed by the President on 14 August 2013, is mandated to inquire into and report on alleged abductions or disappearances during the period June 10, 1990, to May 19, 2009.

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