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HRC receives 209 complaints of police harassment

2013 Jul 27

By Premalal Wijerathne

 

 

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has received 209 complaints of police harassment from the public.

 

 

Commissioner, Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa, said more than 200 complaints have been lodged since 1 January.

 

 

The Commissioner assured the complaints are being investigated, with the relevant parties being summoned to the HRCSL.

 

 

The investigations are being conducted under the authority vested in the Commission by the Human Rights Act of 1996. (Ceylon Today Online)

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