AG concludes 16,647 criminal cases in 2019

The Attorney General has concluded a total of 16,647 criminal cases in the year 2019.

According to the AG’s Coordinating Officer Nishara Jayaratne 9,851 indictments have been forwarded to the High Court.

The State Counsel added that the Attorney General has discharged 2,957 suspects and forwarded advice to the Police in 3,568 criminal cases.