Five including ex-President Maithirpala ordered to pay compensation to Easter attack victims
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Five including ex-President Maithirpala ordered to pay compensation to Easter attack victims

Five including ex-President Maithirpala ordered to pay compensation to Easter attack victims

 

The Supreme Court has found that former President Maithripala Sirisena, former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, former IGP Pujith Jayasundara, former National Intelligence Chief Sisira Mendis and former Chief of State Intelligence Nilantha Jayawardena have violated the Fundamental Rights of petitioners, by failing to take action to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks despite receiving sufficient intelligence information.


They were also ordered to pay compensation to the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks. Accordingly, the Supreme Court ordered former President Maithripala Sirisena to pay Rs.100 million in compensation to the petitioners, former IGP Pujith Jayasundara and the former State Intelligence Service (SIS) Director Nilantha Jayawardena were each ordered to pay Rs.75 million, former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando was ordered to pay Rs.50 million and former National Intelligence Director Sisira Mendis was ordered to pay Rs.10 million from their personal money.

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