CID to investigate negligence of officials

An investigation has been launched by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to look into the alleged negligence of certain officials in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks.

The CID today (04) informed the court of this investigation the Police Spokesperson had stated.

Several Government officials were made aware of possible attacks prior to the suicide bombings, however, the information was not acted upon.

The CID has said that it is now investigating negligence on the part of the officials to act on the information.