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Saturday, 28 September 2013 - 19:09
Video: Investigation committee appointed to probe Puthalam Ballot paper incident.
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The elections department has appointed a 5 member team to probe the Puthalam, St Andrews ballot paper incident.

 

Deputy election commissioner M M Mohammed stated that this committee was appointed yesterday.

 

Following preliminary investigations if any official is found guilty steps will be taken to issue a charge sheet.

 

Meanwhile, addressing a media briefing held in Puththalam former provincial minister Ashoka Wadiga-magawa stated that Puthalam district secretary must take the responsibility.

 

He also stated that there was a slight mishap on his part and that he apologized.

 

However, Puthalam district secretary addressing a media briefing in Colombo stated that he will file action demanding 25 million rupees as compensation.

 

Former provincial Minister Ashoka Wadiga-mangawa stated that he is not in a position to pay any compensation.

 

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