By the time Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka assumed duties today, former MP Sajin Vas Gunawardane had settled Rs.170 million in cash due from a filling station reportedly owned by him, the Daily Mirror learns.
Earlier, there were media reports indicating that Rs.170 million remained defaulted from a filling station run by him.
However, it is learnt that he had settled the dues by the time the new minister assumed duties.
Meanwhile, Mr. Gunawardane issued a statement today denying media reports that he defaulted such a payment. He said neither he nor the company running that fuel station had defaulted payment.
why not bribery commission act against this robber ?170 million he must have cleaned the Mihin air ,ask MR to give all the files he got against ministers
Anas Saturday, 17 January 2015 06:46 PM
Its all spent..
Patriot Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:01 PM
How many currency printing machines are there in Sri Lanka and who owns them.CID should investigate how Sajin settled this arrears.
faizalsamsu Friday, 16 January 2015 10:18 PM
As this is a famous case and evidence is there, he could not refuse to pay. What about other ministers? They must have misused more public funds than this. In many cases, no evidence but public funds are missing.
TONY Friday, 16 January 2015 10:40 PM
where has he been hiding such a large sum of money
Dammika Saturday, 17 January 2015 02:37 PM
Wow ... this is the way to go. For him to pay in pure cash ??????
shek Friday, 16 January 2015 10:40 PM
strict new administration. well done new ministry officials. via DM Android App
Bala Friday, 16 January 2015 10:53 PM
Next tep find out how he got so much ready cash - Income Tax
rw Friday, 16 January 2015 11:06 PM
170 million .we get red notice if the electricity bill exceeds Rs 5000 via DM Android App
Rizwan Friday, 16 January 2015 11:09 PM
KOHOMADA APPA MECHARA SALLI????
K. Pathirana Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:30 PM
Can you settle all you robbed from public funds immediately. We do not know the exact amount.
K. C. John Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:08 PM
Was this payment made to prevent further investigations into who actually benefited from all the fuel that was pumped from that shed?
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