Rs.260K worth losses incurred by Parliament brawl & still counting

Rs.260K worth losses incurred by Parliament brawl & still counting

Rs.260K worth losses incurred by Parliament brawl & still counting

Written by Devuni Goonewardene

07 Dec, 2018 | 6:33 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – The loss incurred by the Parliament due to the quarrels which took place inside the premises has been valued at Rs. 260,000.

The Parliament Administration stated that the losses incurred by the damaged microphones exceed Rs. 230,000 while two pillars inside the chambers have been damaged and its loss has been valued at Rs. 30,000.

Further, during the commotion, important books had been damaged and the losses are being calculated. The Parliament admin. stated that the assessment of losses is being calculated by the Parliament Engineering Division.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya appointed a committee to investigate the quarrels which took place in the Parliament in November.

MP’s Chamal Rajapaksa, Chandrasiri Gajadeera, Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Bimal Ratnayake, Ananda Kumarasiri and Mavei Senadiraja were appointed to the committee. MP Ananda Kumarasiri stated that after investigations, action will be taken against the individuals who damaged public property.

The committee is set to meet on the 12th of December 2018.


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