Draws IGP’s attention to unlawful arrests
In a letter, BASL draws the IGP’s attention to civilian abductions occurring in various parts of the country using unidentified vehicles and being held in unidentified locations.
The bar association mentioned a few incidents and also reminded the IGP of the International Convention on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Act No. 5 of 2018, drawing his attention to sections 15 (1), (2) (3), and 16 (1) of said acts (a, b, c, d, e, f).
The letter from the Bar Association is attached below. The letter is signed by BASL President Mr.Salia Pieris, PC, and Secretary Mr.Isuru Balapatabadi.