Uva Chief Minister appears before SLHRC

Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 13:15

The Uva Provincial Chief Minister, Chamara Sampath Dassanayake appeared before the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission at 9 this morning (Feb. 01).
He had been summoned by the Commission to record a statement in connection with allegedly forcing the female principal of Badulla Tamil Girls’ School to kneel down before him.
Earlier, the Uva Chief Minister had requested the Human Rights Commission to reschedule the time to record his statement as he was busy with election work.
However, the Commission turned down the request.
In Badulla Headquarters Inspector, E. M. T. P. V. Tennakoon was also summoned to the Commission today.

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