Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 19:53
2000 Laborers of CMC receive a dole, Fraud to be taken to courts
Colombo Chief Magistrate ordered today to conduct a comprehensive inquiry regarding a large scale fraud committed by 2000 laborers attached to Colombo Municipal Council, where they have earned their wages as a dole.
The Magistrate issued the order when the Fraud Investigation Unit provided facts regarding the inquiry.
A written complaint has been submitted to the IGP regarding the fraud by the Commissioner of Colombo Municipal Council Bhadrani Jayawardena.
Accordingly, the Fraud Investigation Unit conducted an inquiry and presented its progress to the court today.
Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya ordered to conduct a comprehensive inquiry and to arrest the suspects involved in the case.
The Fraud Investigation Unit informed the court that they will conduct an inquiry after obtaining the register of the laborers.