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Will carry out duties according to law: New Bribery DG

24 November 2016 08:36 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The law would be implemented according to the book at the Bribery Commission, the newly appointed Director General, President’s Counsel Sarath Jayamanne said today.

“No one will be a suspect or a criminal, prior to the investigation just because someone appeared before the Bribery Commission. I will carry out the duties according to the law,” the new Director General said while assuming duties.

He was appointed Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption by President Maithripala Sirisena on November 10, following the resignation of former Director General of the Commission Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe.

Mr. Jayamanne said technical and scientific assistance would also be obtained, when conducting investigations.

“My main goal is to conduct investigations rapidly as a team in an efficient and professional manner. I will hand over the progress of the investigation to the Commissioners,” he said

He said legal action in the cases would be taken on the recommendation of the Commissioners.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 8

  • Modaya Friday, 25 November 2016 09:28 AM

    if you carry out duties according to law you wont stay in that chair for long

    Lakshman De Silva Friday, 25 November 2016 09:52 AM

    Briber commissioners were used to prosecute political opponents of the ruling Government. Bribery Commissioner was never equal in justice and this Talk only and no action (NATO)

    Justice Thursday, 24 November 2016 08:52 PM

    Hope the frustration people felt due tolack of progress will ease soon. via DM Android App

    kk Thursday, 24 November 2016 09:41 PM

    live like heart.. via DM Android App

    Hassanda Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:09 PM

    It will be a dead commission the moment Dilrukshi Dias went out and Gota got a green light toTravel Now commissions like puswedi

    NARAYANA Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:12 PM

    Congrdulation, we hope you may not act like former rogh leady

    gobbaya Friday, 25 November 2016 04:58 AM

    dont forget to update hitan every step of the way via DM Android App

    Gayan Perera Friday, 25 November 2016 07:59 AM

    Dream on. He might want to investigate rapidly, but some of the office staff are trying to frustrate the investigations for obvious reasons

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