Sandhya Ekneligoda, the wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda has filed a Fundamental Rights petition in the Supreme Court challenging the recommendations made by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe incidents of political victimization.

The petitioner is seeking an order to quash the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry to release army intelligence officers from the journalist PrageethEkneligoda murder case.

Attorney General had filed indictments in the High Court against seven army intelligence officers in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda.

In her petition, Sandhya Ekneligoda had cited the Commissioners of Presidential Commission retired Supreme Court Judge Upali Abeyratne, retired Court of Appeal Judge ChandrasiriJayatilake and former IGP Chandra Fernando, Commission Secretary Pearl Weerasinghe, Cabinet of Ministers and the Attorney General as respondents.

Petitioner states that the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to inquire into Political Victimization handed over to the President on December 8


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