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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and five others have been summoned by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) on October 15, 16, 29 and 30 over the ITN controversy.

A highly placed official said among the five others were former minister Keheliya Rambukwella, former ITN chairman Anura Siriwardena, General Manager Aruna Wijesinghe, Deputy General Manager (Marketing) Upali Ranjith and Marketing Assistant Manager Dilip Priyantha Wickremasinghe.

The official said the ex-president would report to the PRECIFAC this time round even though its officers visited Mr. Rajapaksa's residence to record his statement on the earlier occasion.

Former UPFA general secretary Susil Premajayantha was questioned on this matter on Wednesday with him claiming that the election campaign committee appointed for Mr. Rajapaksa's campaign should be held responsible. But the ex-president claimed that the responsibility lay with the party because he was the UPFA candidate.(Ajith Siriwardana)


  Comments - 7

  • Namal Perera Friday, 02 October 2015 06:31 PM

    It is a fact that he was the Ex President of our Country who amended the Constitution to stay in power for ever and got thrown out by the Citizens. He is a shameless Joker to contest and re-enter the Parliament just as a member without spending his retirement with honour and dignity as all the Ex Presidents of the Countries all over the Universe. He should be addressed and treated as a Member of Parliament (MP) and not as Ex President any more. He lost that status due to his stupidity.

    usuf Saturday, 03 October 2015 07:17 AM

    u reap what u sow via DM Android App

    Roger Saturday, 03 October 2015 08:08 AM

    Shouldnt the headline read PRECIFAC summoned by MR LOL via DM Android App

    jan Saturday, 03 October 2015 08:04 AM

    Agree, his main downfall was due to greed and stupidity.

    Citizen Saturday, 03 October 2015 08:52 AM

    A probe that should have concluded in January is still dragging on via DM Android App

    CitizenPerera Saturday, 03 October 2015 07:00 PM

    Can his government please end this investigative soap opera and leave this man in peace? Although for a few fools remain, the majority of people are not fools that are fed on grass ad punnakku to believe these investigations.

    AG Sunday, 04 October 2015 08:47 AM

    AG will be drafting his response ! !

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