Security Lapses Leading To Easter Sunday Attacks: Former Defence Ministry Secretary And Police Chief Remanded Till November 17

November 06, 2019

Former Defence Ministry Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara have been remanded by November 19 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate.

Both of them were arrested over security lapses leading to the Easter Sunday attacks.

The Parliamentary Select Committee which probed into the incident also pointed to lapses on the part of the Police Chief and the former Defence Ministry Secretary.

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