Maithripala arrives at PCoI on Easter attacks for 4th day
October 17, 2020 10:12 am
Former President Maithripala Sirisena has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks.
On October 14, Sirisena was notified to appear before the Commission today (17) to testify on the coordinated bomb blasts for a fourth time.
Giving evidence before the panel on previous occasions, the former President had stated that his government was unable to suppress the activities of extremist groups, due to action by foreign embassies and NGOs, who worked in defence of the rights of these organisations.
He also stated that the Heads of States do not bear the full responsibility for the mishaps that take place in a country, and that it is the responsibility of the security forces to suppress it.