Presidential commission on Easter attacks hands over final report to President
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks handed over its final report to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (Feb. 01).
Hearings and other procedures of the Presidential Commission officially came to a conclusion on January 27, 2021.
The Commission was appointed by former President Maithripala Sirisena on September 22nd, 2019 to investigate the series of attacks that took place on Easter Sunday same year and to recommend necessary actions.
The first interim report was handed over on December 20, 2019 while the second interim report of was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on March 02, 2020.
The Presidential Commission had recorded evidence from a total of 440 individuals during its term.
The commission is chaired by Court of Appeal Judge, Janak de Silva and other members include Court of Appeal Judge, Nishshanka Bandula Karunarathna, Retired High Court Judges Nihal Sunil Rajapaksa and A.L. Bandula Kumara Atapattu, former Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, W.M.M.R. Adikari