The president’s instruction came after he received a report by the sectoral oversight committee on legal affairs and media yesterday (12), ‘Ravaya’ reports.
The committee recommends setting up the three anti-corruption high courts as per clause 105 (1) c of the constitution.
These courts will also take up cases pertaining to murder, attempted murder and rape.
Present at the handover of the report were members of the committee including Ajith P. Perera, M.A. Sumanthiran, the attorney general and the bribery commission director general.