The Presidential Commission of Inquiry ( PCoI) hearings and other procedures investigating the terror attacks on Easter Sunday 2019 formally came to a close last evening (January 27).
The Commission concluded its compilation of evidence this evening with the recording of a statement by former Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Director Shani Abeysekera.
The Commission’s final report is to be submitted on or before 31 January.
Former President Maithripala Sirisena appointed the Commission on 22 September 2019 to investigate the series of attacks that took place on Easter Sunday of the same year and to recommend the appropriate steps.
During his tenure, the Presidential Commission recorded testimony from a total of 440 individuals.