Top Sri Lanka defence official faces charges over Easter attacks

Hemasiri Fernando, who was defence secretary before the April 21 bombing of three churches and three hotels, should be investigated for his failure to prevent or minimise the attacks, attorney general Dappula de Livera said. In a letter to Sri Lanka's acting police chief, Livera said that a presidential commission of inquiry had found "major lapses" by Fernando.

Top Sri Lanka defence official faces charges over Easter attacks
Hemasiri Fernando, who was defence secretary before the April 21 bombing of three churches and three hotels, should be investigated for his failure to prevent or minimise the attacks, attorney general Dappula de Livera said. In a letter to Sri Lanka's acting police chief, Livera said that a presidential commission of inquiry had found "major lapses" by Fernando.