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Commission commences probe into Muttur slaying

By Stanley Samarasinghe
The Presidential Commission of inquiry to investigate and inquire into serious violations of human rights has commenced investigations into the slaying of the 17 aid workers in Muttur, who were attached to the Action Against Hunger.
All police officers including the Magistrate who conducted the Magisterial inquiry into the deaths of the persons were summoned by the commission and recorded their statements.
Chairman of the commission, Justice N. K. Udalagama told The Nation that the commission has established a witness protection unit and all the witnesses have made their appearance through this unit to give evidence.

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