Trial-at-Bar appointed for cases against Hemasiri & Pujith

Trial-at-Bar appointed for cases against Hemasiri & Pujith

Trial-at-Bar appointed for cases against Hemasiri & Pujith

Written by Zulfick Farzan

07 Jul, 2021 | 10:50 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Chief Justice appointed a special Trial-at-Bar to take up the cases filed against Ex-Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and Ex-Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara with regard to the 2019 April 21st Attacks.

The cases were filed by the Attorney General and the Trial-at-Bar will be chaired by High Court Judge Namal Balalle.

Justices Adithya Patabandige and Mohamed Issadeen are the other members of the Trial-at-Bar.

The Attorney General filed cases against the two suspects containing 864 counts for the failure to take action to prevent the 2019 April 21st Attacks despite being aware of the attacks.

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