Date :Sunday, March 11th, 2018 | Time : 00:04 |ID: 60093 | Print

Sri Lanka Prime Minister says Kandy anti-Muslim clashes an organized attack


Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who visited the riots-hit Kandy today, says the common belief is that the racial attacks against the Muslims in the Kandy district was organized and carried out.

Therefore, the Prime Minister said that a comprehensive investigation into these attacks should be carried out and those found responsible for these attacks should be punished irrespective of their status.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made these remarks during a meeting with the police, the three armed forces and state officials at the Kandy District Secretariat following an inspection tour in the areas of Digana, Kengalla and Akurana areas to get a firsthand look into the damages caused by the attacks on Muslims in the Kandy district.

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