IGP orders full probe into Sirasa attack
Mar 28, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya yesterday said he had given strict instructions to conduct a full-scale inquiry into the attack on the Sirasa Television office. The IGP had directed Colombo DIG H.M.D. Herath to deploy a special Police team to investigate the attack and submit a comprehensive report to Court.
"I had no political pressure to stop investigating the Sirasa attack," the IGP said.
Colombo Fort Magistrate and Additional District Judge Lanka Jayaratne earlier directed Slave Island Police to submit a report in connection with the attack.