A complaint to Defence Secretary to the effect that a State institution extorts ransom.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 - 8:12

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The Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Union says that it took action to inform the Defence Secretary in writing about extortion of ransom from bus companies by the National Transport Commission.

 

Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Union Chairman Gaemunu Wijeratna told our news team that the National Transport Commission officers thus extort daily a ransom of about 400 thousand rupees.

  

Our news team inquired about this from National Transport Commission Chairman Roshaan Gunawardhana.

 

The NTC Chairman said that statements which Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Union Chairman Gaemunu Wijeratna makes with regard to such allegations will be of no use.