Centre for Policy Alternatives on 27 August, 2009

Statement by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) on recent revelations of serious Police abuses and their impact on the Rule of Law

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Statement by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) on recent revelations of serious Police abuses and their impact on the Rule of Law

20th August 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is deeply perturbed by the recent events involving shocking acts of abuse of authority by officers of the Sri Lankan Police. The cases involving the son and associates of Colombo Crimes Division SSP Vaas Gunewardene and the extra-judicial executions of two youths allegedly by members of the Angulana Police have no place in a civilised society, let alone one that claims to be a democracy under the Rule of Law.

Download the PDF attachments to read the statement in Sinhala and English.

Statement by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) on recent revelations of serious Police abuses and their impact on the Rule of Law