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Rajapaksa appoints commission to investigate previous regime's 'victimisation' of state officials

The Sri Lankan president has appointed a commission to look into the alleged ‘political victimisation’ of public officials during the previous government’s administration.

The commission has been empowered by the president Gotabaya Rajapaksa to look into the ‘alleged political revenge’ on members of the armed forces and the police, as well as government officials and employees of state corporations.

It will investigate the alleged victimisation carried out by the Bribery or Corruption Commission, Police Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) and Police Special Investigation Unit.

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