Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Court orders AG to submit report on Welikada Prison incident on December 13
Wed, Dec 6, 2017, 01:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 06, Colombo: The Court of Appeal today directed the Attorney General to present the report on the progress of investigations into the deaths of 27 inmates in Welikada Prison in 2012 to the court on 13 December.

The Court of Appeal issued the order when a petition filed by one of the prisoners requesting a proper investigation into the incident was taken up before the President of the Appeals Court Justice L.T.B. Dehideniya and Justice Shiran Gunaratne.

The petition, filed by Sudesh Nandimal Silva, an inmate at the Welikada Prison during the riot, calls for the court to issue an order to the Inspector General of Police and the Director of the Criminal Investigations Department for the conduct of a proper inquiry related to the killings.

The court has previously ordered the Attorney General to submit a report on the progress of these investigations to the court today.

However, when the case was taken up today, the State Counsel requested more time to produce the report on the progress of the investigations.

Accordingly, the court ordered the petition to be heard again on the 13th December and the Attorney General to present the report on that day.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Ministerial Committee appointed to resolve Railway workers' issues
-- [3 hours ago]
President opens multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital
-- [3 hours ago]
Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on December 17
-- [4 hours ago]
Indian Air Force Chief calls on Sri Lanka Prime Minister
-- [4 hours ago]
Appeal against the acquittal of suspects in TNA MP's murder to be heard on February 16
SriLankan Airlines wins another award at the World Travel Awards World Ceremony
Prime Minister stresses need to promote Sri Lankan products
UNICEF report finds a major disparity in internet access between girls and boys in Sri Lanka
Singer Sri Lanka inks partnership with Pan Asia Bank
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.