By Ajith Siriwardana
Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe has been interdicted with immediate effect, pending an inquiry into her controversial phone conversation with Avant-Garde chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi, an official said.
The AG’s Coordinating Officer Nisahara Jayaratne told Daily Mirror the Public Service Commission (PSC) has informed the Attorney General’s Department about its decision over the phone.
The alleged telephone conversation between Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi and former Bribery Commission Chairperson Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe was shared on social media by the former who is seeking medical treatment in Singapore. Whilst not denying the fact that a conversation took place between Ms.Wickremasinghe and Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi, she called for the release of the entire phone conversation between the two parties. Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera later referred the matter to the Public Service Commission (PSC) to take disciplinary action against Solicitor General Wickremasinghe.