Special Investigation Committee to investigate causes for national catastrophe

Apr 22, 2019 (LBO) – Special Investigation Committee headed by a Judge of the Supreme Court is to be appointed to investigate causes and background for the grave national catastrophe that occurred yesterday claiming many lives.

The Committee will study other reasons that pave the way for these incidents as well. Secretary to the President Udaya R Seneviratne said the Committee will submit their report within two weeks to the President.

Meanwhile, the Island-wide Police curfew has been lifted from 6 am today. All train and bus services are to be operated as usual.