Monday, 12th April 2021

PSC probe: Several defence chiefs to testify on Tuesday

Colombo, July 25 (BAN/ AD): On Tuesday several defense chiefs will be testifying before the Parliamentary Select Committee which is probing the Easter Sunday bomb attack.

Officials scheduled to testify today are retired Major General Lal Perera, Commanding Officer of the Police Special Task Force (STF), Senior DIG. R. Latheef, Advisor to Defense Ministry former IGP NK Illangakoon and Dilantha Withanage of Bodu Bala Sena.

Meanwhile, several senior officers of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) gave evidence before the PSC yesterday in Parliament. These sessions were open to the media. Yesterday in presence of media SDIG in charge of the CID and TID Ravi Seneviratne, TID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara, TID Director Waruna Jayasundara and Inspector T.R.K.R Pathirana of the TID gave evidence to the PSC.

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