Arantalawa Bikkhu massacre: AG instructs IGP to commence investigations

AN | Published: 5:28 PM Oct 23 2020
Local Arantalawa Bikkhu massacre: AG instructs IGP to commence investigations

The Attorney General has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police to commence investigations into the Aranthalawa Bikkhu massacre.

This was stated by the Attorney General's Coordinating Officer Nishara Jayaratne today (23).

Accordingly, the Attorney General has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police to record statements from the victims and to begin investigations.

The Attorney General has further instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police to submit a progress report within two weeks.

On 2 June, 1987, LTTE terrorists killed 34 Bikkhus in the Aranthalawa area. However, 12 monks escaped the massacre.

AN | Published: 5:28 PM Oct 23 2020

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