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Friday, 02 August 2019 - 14:13
SARATH AMUNUGAMA BEFORE THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION
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Former Minister Sarath Amunugama and Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera have been summoned today to testify before the Presidential Commission of inquiry appointed to investigate into the acts of corruption & frauds occurred in State institutions in 2015-2018.

However, the commission stated that Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera had written to the commission requesting another date as he could not appear before the commission today.

Former Minister Sarath Amunugama has come to the commission to give evidence, according to a spokesperson of the commission.

They were summoned to obtain evidence of corruption in the Mahapola Trust Fund.

The secretary to the Parliamentary leader of the House, Naufur Abdul Rahuman has also been summoned to the Police Unit of the Commission for a statement on fraud that has occurred when the Ministry of Agriculture obtained the building.

The Chief Accountant of the Ministry of Education, M.S. Wickremesinghe has been summoned to obtain a statement regarding an alleged fraud committed by providing the vouchers instead of the uniforms by the Ministry of Education according to a senior official of the commission.

In addition, the director of procurement of the Ministry of Education, I.M.K.D. Illangasinghe has filed a complaint before the commission on Wednesday demanding justice regarding the transfer after providing a statement regarding the inclusion of the Ministers image in the printing of the text books of the Ministry of Education.

He has given evidence before the Commission on June 24 and as a result he has been given a transfer to the Ministry pool.

The I.M.K.D. Illangasinghe has also stated to the commission that there is an attempt to link the fraudulent act of obtaining scientific equipment and chemicals in the Supply division of the Ministry of Education during 2013 and 2014 to him. During that time, he has served as the additional Director of Education in Ratnapura.

However, after considering the complaints, the Secretary of the Ministry of Education Nihal Ranasinghe had been summoned to appear before the commission today and had requested the Commission to give him another date as he could not be present today.  

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