Increase in pending court cases

THE number of criminal cases pending in magistrate courts increased by 482 in 2016. This is according to a summary of cases provided to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday by the Chief Registrar, Yohan Liyanage. The summary also showed that 10,944 criminal cases were disposed last year compared with 10705 in 2016. Mr Liyanage […]

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