NPP lawyers urge IGP to provide report on tear-gas, water used on protesters | Sri Lanka News

Lawyers for National People's Power (NPP), under Right to Information Act (RTI) have requested the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to provide a full report on tear gas and water used to disperse protesters.

Attorney-at-Law Sunil Watagala said they handed over a letter comprising of a questionnaire to obtain details with regards to tear gas and water used to disperse protests and said action would be taken based on the report in the future.

He told reporters that they have relaible information that expired tear gas cannisters and contaminated water were being used to disperse protesters.

Watagala said three individuals, who were exposed to tear gas had died during the past week and added that most people had developed complications after being exposed to tear-gas.(Ajith Siriwardana)



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