News Just In: “Firearms to Rakna Lanka provided in violation of usual legal practice”

Staff Writer

A former Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Damayanthi Jayaratne had accepted that firearms to the Rakna Lanka Company was provided in violation of the usual legal practice.

She made this submission before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to look into large scale corruption and fraud.

Witness accounts had proven that the Rakna Lanka Company had been issued with 3473 firearms, from which only 89 has been issued under the normal legal procedure.