AG directs Acting IGP to submit complete report into Bhuwanaka Hotel destruction by 31 July

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Dappula de Livera


Attorney General Dappula de Livera yesterday instructed the Acting IGP Chandana Wickramaratne to submit complete investigation material relating to the destruction of the Buwanaka Hotel in Kurunegala by the 31st of this month.

After consulting with the SSP Kurunegala and senior Police officials in the area as well as the Director General (DG) of Archaeology and DG of the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO), the AG has given comprehensive written instructions pertaining to further investigations necessary into the destruction of the building, a Department official said. The AG has also directed the Acting IGP to move court to obtain expert opinion from DG Archaeology and DG NBRO and afford protection to the destruction site.

He also directed the Acting IGP to obtain the surrounding CCTV camera footages in order to ascertain whether the incident has been recorded.



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