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Probe on EX-IGP Balasuriya

10 September 2016 08:23 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) has begun an investigation against former IGP Mahinda Balasuriya for abuse of power in providing police security to eight members of People’s Freedom Front (PFF).

He had recommended to provide security on an order given by Wimal Weerawans to NFF media spokesman Mohamed Muzammil, Anjan Umma, Weerakumara Dissanayake, Nimal Premawansa, Padma Udaya Shantha, Deepal Gunasekera, Jayantha Samaraweera and Samansiri.

The Commission has called for reports to ascertain reasons for providing them with police security. (Indika Ramanayaka)

  Comments - 7

  • Graham Saturday, 10 September 2016 09:55 AM

    The Presidential Commission, Bribery Commission and FCID are only for JO activists? Getting fed up of stick and carrot rule......is this only what yahapalana plans inside the US embassy?

    Ranjitha Saturday, 10 September 2016 10:09 AM

    All complaints that are being received should be investigated.However no one can stop investigation of the past misdeeds of anyone irrespective of the personalities.So let us wait and see the progress.

    Nihal Gunatilake Saturday, 10 September 2016 10:42 AM

    Hello - Please read the Yahapalana Government Election Manifesto first. They said if they come to power they will inquire into all corruptions fraud and misuse of government and police powers of the M Chintana. Now they have started from the top, why crying if you are innocent why worry? After completing yesterday's work they will start inquire into Yahapalana government. Wait ad see bye- Nihal Gunatilakei

    Bala Saturday, 10 September 2016 10:53 AM

    What about his connection to Wele Sudha - inquire that too.

    malij Saturday, 10 September 2016 11:23 AM

    Are you trying to justify all the murders, disappearances, assaults, siphoning of state funds, blatant misuse of power, your beloved JO activists did during last regime? Shame on you.

    malij Saturday, 10 September 2016 11:30 AM

    Another example from past regime on how people get corrupted absolutely in their never ending pursuit for more money, power, and positions.

    ANTON Saturday, 10 September 2016 12:49 PM

    BAALA SOORIYAGE .... BAALA VADA ......


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