Pujith arrives at PCoI on Easter attacks
January 25, 2020 10:12 am
Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday carnage to record a testimony, says Ada Derana reporter.
Escorted by prison officers, the IGP arrived at the Presidential Commission premises at around 10.00 am this morning (25). Jayasundara is recording a statement with the PCoI for the first time today.
IGP Jayasundara was arrested alongside former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando for allegedly committing a criminal offense by failing to prevent the coordinated terror bombings on Easter Sunday last year, even after receiving forewarnings on the attacks.
When the case against the duo was taken up on Monday (20), the Colombo Additional Magistrate ordered to remand them until February 3.
The PCoI recently recorded statements from former Governor of Western Province Azath Salley, former Assistant Superintendent of Police of Mawanella Gamini Tennakoon and a clandestine witness who testified about the ringleader of Easter Sunday attacks – Zahran Hashim.
Salley also arrive at the PCoI today to record his statement with the PCoI for the third consecutive day.