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SC appoints 7 judge bench to hear Hemasiri and Jayasundara case

A seven-judge bench has been appointed by the Supreme Court to consider the petitions filed against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando on the Easter Sunday attacks.

The bench will consider the fundamental rights petitions on 12th July.

The IGP and the former Defense Secretary have been accused of failing in their duties to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks.