REGIONAL MANAGER ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL SALE OF PADDY STOCKS

REGIONAL MANAGER ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL SALE OF PADDY STOCKS

REGIONAL MANAGER ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL SALE OF PADDY STOCKS

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

01 Jan, 2021 | 9:03 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested a Regional Manager in the Kilinochchi area for fraudulently selling 30,000 metric tons of paddy stored at the Paddy Marketing Board, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday (Dec. 31).

Issuing a communique, the Ministry of Agriculture announced that the arrest was made following an investigation conducted by the CID, into a complaint received by Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

Investigations have revealed that he had taken a commission of Rs. 3 per kilogram of Nadu and Rs. 10 per kilogram of Samba.

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