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Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 11:07
Update: PRECIFAC names respondents of Raknaa Lanka scandal
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2 former navy commanders and Avant-Garde Chairman among them.

The Presidential commission of inquiry into massive fraud has decided to name former Navy Commander Jayantha Kolabage, Navy Commander Jayantha Perera, Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi and former assistant secretary to the defense ministry Sujatha Jayaratne as respondents in the inquiry into the alleged fraud and corruption at Rakna Lanka Ltd.

Meanwhile former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, former navy commander Admiral Jayantha Colombage and navy commander Admiral Jayantha Perera arrived at the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Massive Fraud and Corruption to make statements.

Our correspondent stated the lawyers appearing on behalf of Avant-Garde Chairman, Nissanka Senadhipathi, filed objections against naming their client a respondent.

In addition lawyers representing the two ex-navy commanders have also filed preliminary objections as well.

The Commission has decided to take stern legal action against the former general manager of Raknalanka Security Firm, Gamini Jayarathna for giving false evidence before the commission.



Update: Thursrday, 26 November 2015 - 11:24
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Four named respondents in Rakna Lanka probe

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) has named the individuals who are responsible for the corruptions process in Rakna Lanka Security Company.

Accordingly these individuals are named to be held responsible for these incidents.

Former Navy Chief Admiral Jayantha Kolambage,

Former Navy Chief Admiral Jayantha Perera,

Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi

Former Additional Secretary to the Defence Ministry Sujatha Damayanthi Jayaratne.

And PRECIFAC also states that legal actions to be taken against former Rakna Lanka General Manager (GM) Gamini Jeyarathna for giving false witness.

Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa have been currently summoned to the commission to give a statement regarding the malpractices which took place in Rakna Lanka Security Company.

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