Archbishop satisfied with ongoing probe on Easter attacks

The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says he is satisfied with the ongoing investigations into the Easter Sunday attacks.

He told reporters today there does not seem to be any attempt to bury the investigations.

The Archbishop thanked President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the commitment shown towards the investigations.

He said that those who influenced the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks must be identified and prosecuted.

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith further said that events scheduled to be held next week to coincide with the in year anniversary of the attacks have been cancelled.

He said that the public events have been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus.

Instead, he said that the Church will hold events which will be shown live on local television. (Colombo Gazette)

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