PCoI on 2019 April Attacks visits the East; over 200 people have testified

PCoI on 2019 April Attacks visits the East; over 200 people have testified

PCoI on 2019 April Attacks visits the East; over 200 people have testified

Written by Zulfick Farzan

13 Jul, 2020 | 7:34 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the 21st April 2019 attacks visited Sainthamaruthu.

PCoI Secretary B. P. Herath said the observation tour was to establish the evidence recorded from multiple witnesses.

He said a team of detectives investigated several sites linked to the terror events.

The sites were; the house in which an explosion took place in Sainthamaruthu, the house in Ninthavur where explosives were discovered, the Batticaloa University, the house in Samanthurai where explosives were discovered and a mosque used by Zaharan to conduct sermons.

More than 1000 people provided statements to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the 21st April 2019 attacks and evidence was recorded from 210 people.

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