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* Missing Persons Commission of Sri Lanka begins public sittings in Mannar district
Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 07:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 06, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka will begin next public sittings on Friday to hear cases of missing in Mannar District.

The sixth round of public sittings inquiring into allegations of missing persons will be held in the Mannar District from August 8 - 11, 2014.

The Commission will hold next sittings in the Manthai West Divisional Secretariat on August 8 and 9, at the Mannar Divisional Secretariat on August 10, and at the Madhu Divisional Secretariat on August 11.

A total of 47 Grama Niladhari Divisions will be covered during these pubic sittings. The Commission has scheduled hearing of 230 complaints during the sittings in Mannar district.

To date, the Commission has received 19,284 complaints, inclusive of approximately 5,000 from relatives of missing security forces personnel. The Commission has thus far inquired into 786 complaints, which are being analyzed for further investigations through an independent investigation team.

The Commission had previously conducted public sittings in January, February, March, June and July of this year in Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Mullaitivu and again in Batticaloa respectively.

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