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The Military Police has launched an investigation into the sale of Liquor reportedly at the Wadduwa Army Holiday Resort, the Army said.

“Army Commander Crishanthe De Silva, very concerned over some media reports on the alleged sale of liquor at the above Wadduwa Army Holiday Resort, has immediately instructed the Military Police to initiate investigations into the matter forthwith. Accordingly, the Military Police have already begun investigations,” the Army Headquarters said in a statement.

The Army Chief has further instructed relevant authorities to deal severely with wrong doers, irrespective of their rank or status, following Military Police findings and take all disciplinary action against everyone, involved in any such unlawful act according to military law, it added.

The Wadduwa Army Holiday Resort, meant to further promote welfare of both officers and other ranks while paying more dividends to them, was established in 1991 and was recently re-branded as the 'Laya Beach'.

 

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  • Premalal Monday, 04 May 2015 04:34 PM

    Why does the Army run businesses? Their wages and other perks are paid by the taxpayer therefore they get an unfair advantage over the rest. I also think that there is some international convention against this.

    patriot Monday, 04 May 2015 04:39 PM

    Army are not monk, why no liquor?

    Real Peace Monday, 04 May 2015 04:56 PM

    A new era has dawned in this land and in this era no one is above the law. Well done, Commander.

    Bababoo Monday, 04 May 2015 05:10 PM

    Not done legally.

    Real Peace Monday, 04 May 2015 05:42 PM

    Monks are not army, why no liquor?!

    ANTON Monday, 04 May 2015 06:41 PM

    THIS IS A HOLIDAY RESORT, NOT A TEMPLE.

    Jay Monday, 04 May 2015 07:32 PM

    we have oversize army since the war, they want to reduce gradually, also they Gov try to cover there expenses.

    Cobra Monday, 04 May 2015 07:42 PM

    Like those poor Jap marines who were unaware that the war had ended and kept living off the jungle islands they were stuck in so is these guys who may have not known that the MR era has ended!!!

    kukula Tuesday, 05 May 2015 09:56 AM

    The GOTA culture.The man who does not respect law and order.

    chandra Seneviratne Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:20 PM

    I agree with Jay.We have an over-sized army and the maintenance of it is an over burden to country like ours.On the top of it is engaging in business and civil administration This culture should be stopped .

    Indus_1 Tuesday, 05 May 2015 04:09 PM

    Agree. It is said that that place was filled with frauds.


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