Minister Athauda Seneviratne has said that the hearing of 7000 cases has been postponed due to the delay in receiving the Government Analyst’s reports.
The Minister made this observation during a visit to the Government Analyst’s Department. He said that people who have committed minor offences have to face imprisonment due to the delay in these reports. Measures were also taken to improve facilities at the Government Analyst’s Department. The Minister advised the officials to expedite work by working on holidays if required. Deputy Minister Reginald Cooray accompanied the Minister.