Extracts of inquiry into Vijayakala’s speech sent to AG

The Organised Crime Prevention Division (OCPD) today informed the

Colombo Chief Magistrate that the extracts of the magisterial inquiry conducted into the

alleged speech made by former Child Affairs State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaren, has been sent to the Attorney General for his opinion.

According to the prosecution, 59 statements have been recorded by the

Police including statements from 14 government officials and 30 media personnel who were

present when the former state minister delivered her speech in Jaffna.

She made the statement on July 2 during an event at the Weerasingham auditorium in Jaffna.

The OCPD is conducting the inquiry upon a complaint lodged by National Organiser of

Sinhala Ravaya, Ven. Magalkande Sudantha Thera on July 3 with the Police.