AG tells Acting IGP to properly conclude probe, returns 40 incomplete files

AG tells Acting IGP to properly conclude probe, returns 40 incomplete files

AG tells Acting IGP to properly conclude probe, returns 40 incomplete files

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 Jun, 2020 | 3:36 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Attorney General Dappula De Livera returned 40 incomplete investigation files to the Acting Inspector General of Police regarding suspects arrested in relation to 21st April 2019 attacks.

State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne, the coordinating officer to the Attorney General said AG De Livera directed Acting IGP C. D. Wickremeratne to properly conclude Investigations.

She said investigation files regarding the suspects were directed to the Attorney General’s Department from multiple police stations in the country for legal advice.

However, State Counsel Jayaratne noted it was observed most of the investigation files were incomplete despite being directed to the AGs Department as completed investigations.

She said due to the incomplete nature of the investigations, it was not possible to proceed to institute legal action with respect to the investigation.

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