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TID ordered to probe disappearances


Colombo Additional Magistrate, N. Fernando, today ordered the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) to launch immediate investigations into the disappearance of 2,550 people who had gone missing in the North and East.

Meanwhile, the TID Director presented the Court with a register of the names of the missing persons. The documents were given to the Court in confidentiality, and the Additional Magistrate ordered the documents be kept in the Court’s Safe.

A request was made by the TID to the Magistrate asking permission to conduct special investigations into the disappearances of the 2,550 people. After considering their request, Additional Magistrate Fernando granted leave to conduct the necessary investigations.

She further instructed the TID to report the proceedings of their investigations to the Court. (Ceylon Today Online)
Ishara Rathnakara

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