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* Missing Persons Commission of Sri Lanka hears 75 complaints on first day of public sittings in Mannar district
Fri, Aug 8, 2014, 09:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 08, Mannar: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka Friday commenced its public sittings to hear cases of missing in Mannar District.

On the first day of sixth round of public sittings the Commission held hearings today at the Manthai West Divisional Secretariat from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Commission attended to 48 of the 60 complaints it has received in that division and registered 27 new complaints. In total, the Commission recorded 75 complaints from the kin of missing persons.

The three-member Commission is scheduled to hear another 60 complaints tomorrow as well at the same location.

It is scheduled to hold sittings in Mannar Divisional Secretariat on Sunday (August 10) and Madhu Divisional Secretariat on Monday (August 11).

On Sunday it is scheduled to hear 60 complaints and 45 complaints on Monday.

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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