AG’s Dept concludes 23,645 criminal cases

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Statistics released by the Attorney General’s Department indicate that the Department has concluded 23,645 criminal cases over the last 18 months.

Attorney General’s coordinating officer, additional legal secretary to the President’s office, State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said that, the Attorney General has also forwarded 12,503 indictments to the High Court within the period.

According to the 2019 statistics report which was released December, 2019, the Attorney General’s Department has concluded a total of 16,647 criminal cases and forwarded 9,851 indictments to the High Court.

Accordingly, in this year, 6, 998 criminal cases had concluded and 2,652 indictments had forwarded to the High Court.

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