Written by Teena Marian
28 Jun, 2022 | 9:12 am
COLOMBO (News 1st); Defense Secretary Kamal Gunaratne appeared at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to ascertain lapses, if any, by the armed forces and State Intelligence Services during the recent incidents of violence in Mirihana on March 31st and island-wide violence since May 9th.
A senior official attached to the Presidential Commission said that statements were obtained from the Defense Secretary.
In addition, the Commission obtained statements from former Ministers Channa Jayasumana and Dr. Ramesh Pathirana on Monday (27).
Former Army Commander General Shavendra Silva also appeared to the Commission.
Nearly 30 military officers have been summoned to the Commission.
Former Navy Commander, Admiral of the Fleet Wasantha Karannagoda, Former Air Force Commander Marshal of the Air Force Roshan Goonetileke and Former Army Commander Daya Ratnayake are the members of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry that was appointed by the President recently.
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