Hirunews Logo
President+issues+a+series+of+instructions+to+security+forces
Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 13:00
President issues a series of instructions to security forces
24

Shares
2,908

Views

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a series of instructions that should be followed by the Police and the Security forces when arresting and detaining suspected terrorists.

Accordingly, the President has advised that suspects arrested under various allegations should not be physically harassed or insulted in a disrespectful manner.   

It is also significant that the series of instructions given by the President were released during a Human rights council session in Geneva.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein’s verbal report is to be produced to the Human rights council session in Geneva on the 27th of June.

The Human rights commission of Sri Lanka has the authority over the action taken with regard to suspected terrorists.

The circular which has been released by the President has been compiled in accordance with the recommendations of the Human rights commission.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Heavy snow across the globe
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 9:29
Many countries are experiencing heavy snow, foreign media states. The temperature in England, Scotland, North Ireland and Wales has hit minus 10 degrees... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
611 Views
1,045 Views
2,270 Views
1,738 Views
10,116 Views
44,585 Views
Top