Prison inmate brought before PCoI probing 4/21 attacks

Prison inmate brought before PCoI probing 4/21 attacks

Prison inmate brought before PCoI probing 4/21 attacks

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jan, 2020 | 1:31 pm

Colombo (News 1st): A suspect in custody of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has been summoned to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the 04/21 attack to provide statements.

Our correspondent stated that the person’s face was covered and brought into the Commission so as not to be seen by the media or outside persons. A spokesman for the commission said the recording of evidence from the suspect began around 10:35 this morning.

Meanwhile, retired DIG Meryl Mettananda Gunaratne gave evidence before the commission yesterday (Jan 17). A spokesman for the commission said he provided evidence to the commission for over 4 hours.

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