PCoI on corruption at state institutions receive 900 complaints

PCoI on corruption at state institutions receive 900 complaints

Written by Staff Writer

15 Mar, 2019 | 11:24 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Approximately 900 complaints have been received by the Presidential Commission of inquiry to investigate into acts of corruption & frauds occurred in state institutions under the present administration.

A communique from the Presidential Commission notes, when inking the Singapore – Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement Minister Malik Samarawickrama had acted in an arbitrary manner and committed grave abuse of power.

The complaint was filed by the Secretary of the National Professionals’ Front and the Secretary of the Government Medical Officers Association, Dr. Haritha Aluthge.

The complaint notes, when signing the FTA, Minister Samarawickrama had violated the conditions in the FTA, which in turn violated the fundamental rights of the people.

A complaint on an act of fraud which had taken place at the Department of Customs was forwarded to the Presidential Commission as well.

Yesterday, the Presidential Commission received a complaint stressing the damages caused to houses and buildings from the explosion at the Kosgama Salawa Army Camp on the 05th of June 2016, were not properly estimated.

The Presidential Commission announced it will accept complaints until the 19th of March.

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