The Attorney General’s Department has informed Court today that investigations into the fire onboard the X-Press Pearl vessel will be completed promptly.
The Colombo High Court was informed of this by Deputy Solicitor General Madhawa Tennakoon, who appeared on behalf of the Attorney General.
Accordingly, the Colombo Chief High Court Judge Damith Thotawatte ordered the investigation to be completed expeditiously and for the progress to be reported.
A group of individuals including officials of the local agent of the X-Press Feeders appeared in Court today.
The hearing of the case was postponed until the 6th of next month.