Colombo High Court today issued notice on former Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita to appear before court on October 07 in connection with a criminal misappropriation of Rs. 600 million belonging to the TRC from 2014 October 30 to 2015 January 05.
Attorney General had filed an indictment against the accused the concerned amount of funds at TRC had been spent for a ‘Sil Redi’ distribution program in contrary to TRC Act.(Lakmal Sooriyagoda)
why not arrest and produce before courts ?this becomes a summons case where the accused cannot be remanded and can be bailed out,furthermore they have enough time to flee the country
senaratne Friday, 18 September 2015 11:50 AM
attorney general is playing a game....public is angry for his deal making with corrupt officials and businessmans accused of serious frauds....he is trying to cover up his sins with this kind of face saving cases now.....
siva Friday, 18 September 2015 12:36 PM
How about those who instructed / bullied /enticed these officers to do what they did?
Premalal Friday, 18 September 2015 12:39 PM
The AG and his department has lost the trust of the people.
Push Friday, 18 September 2015 12:58 PM
Is the AG being pushed by politicians. The way some politicians tried to safeguard the culprits in the Parliament one gets this feeling.
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