SEC top official sent on compulsory leave

13 November 2015 03:20 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Deputy Director General Dhammika Perera has been placed on compulsory leave with effect from Wednesday, Mirror Business learns.
Perera was appointed to the post in 2012 during the former SEC Chairman Nalaka Godahewa’s period. 
Perera had previously headed SEC’s Investigations Department.
The recently set up Financial Crimes Investigation Division had questioned both Godahewa and Perera for directing Rs.5 million of SEC funds to Tharunyata Hetak, a youth organization linked to MP Namal Rajapaksa.
Sources speculated that the SEC may be pursuing legal action against Perera. 
When contacted, the SEC refused to comment on the matter.

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Public transport 'side-laned'?

“Miss, mantheeru neethiya nisa api bus passen yanna one. Ithin drop eka par

Land acquisitions in Hanthana and Knuckles Mountain ranges

Sri Lankans will soon lose their opportunity to boast about the rich biodiver

Wanathawilluwa forest clearance: Whodunit?

Days after the Anawilundawa Ramsar Wetland, situated in Puttalam District, ma

‘I’m scared to see her face’

On August 13, a woman happened to meet a child who was in desperate need of h