AG directs acting IGP to take action against three senior DIGs
Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera has directed acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chandana Wickramaratne in writing to take disciplinary action through the National Police Commission against the Western Province Senior DIG, the STF Commandant and National Intelligence Chief for the alleged dereliction of duties.
According to the Department of Government Information, the AG has handed over to the acting IGP two letters containing his legal advice on the two interim reports of the special Presidential Committee to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.
President Maithripala Sirisena had referred the two interim reports to the AG.
The letter submitted to the acting IGP on May 7, according to the Information Department, stated that the CID should be directed to conduct a criminal investigation against the former IGP.
The second letter dated May 14 handed over to the acting IGP, meanwhile, stated that the CID should be directed to conduct a full investigation against the former Defence Secretary, Chief of National Intelligence, the STF Commandant and the Western Province Senior DIG.
The Attorney General has also requested the acting IGP to forward copies of the two investigation reports to him.