The Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons will conduct its fourth round of Public Sittings in Batticaloa District from June 06 – 08, 2014. Sittings will be held at the Kattankudy Divisional Secretariat on June 6th and 7th, and at Manmunaipattu Divisional Secretariat on June 8th.
The Commission had previously conducted Public Sittings in January, February and March this year in Killinochchi, Jaffna and Batticaloa respectively. To date, 18,590 complaints have been received, inclusive of approximately 5,000 from relatives of missing security forces personnel. The Commission had thus far inquired into 462 complaints, which are being analysed for further investigations through an independent Investigation team.