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Govt. should investigate Rs.10bn sugar importation scam: Ruwan

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The present government has failed to suspend the transaction and start up an investigation, which had led to the Rs.10 billion sugar importation scam to date, UNP Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene said yesterday.

Mr. Wijewardene who was speaking to UNP activists in Dambulla over the weekend said no investigation has begun on the Sugar importation scam where a businessman who is a key government associate had earned Rs.10 billion from the sudden reduction of Rs.50 import duty imposed on sugar.

“Our government was blamed for the bond scam but the former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe suspended the transaction.all funds involved in the sale of bonds are with the Central Bank to date. However, this government had failed to take similar action with regard to sugar importation scam,” Mr. Wijewardene said.(YOHAN PERERA)

  Comments - 7

  • Jude Monday, 08 March 2021 08:41 AM

    Firstly, Bond Scam ! Yeah

    Dee Monday, 08 March 2021 09:18 AM

    Yes. Of course. Bond scams from 2011 should be investigated!

    FF Monday, 08 March 2021 08:48 AM


    Jude Monday, 08 March 2021 08:54 AM

    Scams running to billions of rupees is norm nowadays in the miracle of Asia yeah!!

    Samson Monday, 08 March 2021 12:16 PM

    How to exist without scams!

    Sarath Monday, 08 March 2021 07:53 PM

    First brush your teeth and wash your mouth.

    Roger Haĺliday Monday, 08 March 2021 08:08 PM

    When we are in power we can rob. No one has the right to object. Ha ha haa

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