Written by Amani Nilar
29 May, 2022 | 9:34 am
COLOMBO (News 1st); The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has decided to summon former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to obtain a statement.
The former Prime Minister has been summoned to obtain a statement regarding the attacks on the GotaGoGama and MainaGoGama peaceful protests on 9th May and the ongoing investigations into the unrest.
In addition to former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Ministers Namal Rajapaksa, Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Johnston Fernando and Cabinet Minister Ramesh Pathirana have also been summoned to appear before the Commission next Wednesday (1).
Meanwhile, Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi has been summoned before the Human Rights Commission tomorrow (30).
The Commission stated that Senadhipathi has been summoned before the Commission to investigate the allegation that a group of inmates of the Watareka Prison were involved in incidents which took place on the 9th.
The Commissioner General of Prisons had earlier been summoned before the Commission to inquire into the incident.
The Human Rights Commission stated that the IGP and Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon will also be summoned before the Human Rights Commission next Thursday (2).
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