Posted on 08.31.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
The officers who doing the excavation tasks of Mannar Mass grave say that they reveal the excavation details of the Mass Grave only for the responsible media and the journalists.
They further explained that, ” We doing a proper investigation about this Mass Grave and therefore the people or any other factors are not allowed to enter this location because it can be caused the disturbances for the investigations. Recently some people have published the incorrect details of the excavation of this Mass Grave. The irresponsible media published those details and that made impediments for the process of the investigation. So we received a court order to prevent to issue any news of this Mass Grave without proper approval.”
When the excavation started again from 21st, the court order has been issued for the media personals to access for the location of the Mass Grave in the morning from 10:30am to 11:30am and in the evening from 3:30pm to 4:00pm. During this period, the journalist can do their media duties by informing to the officers who doing the excavation.