Probe launched into sale of liquor at Army Resort

Probe launched into sale of liquor at Army Resort

May 4, 2015   02:19 pm

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Sri Lanka’s Military Police, acting on the directions of the Army Commander, has commence investigations regarding the alleged sale of liquor at the Wadduwa Army Holiday Resort.

The Wadduwa Army Holiday Resort, meant to further promote welfare of both officers and other ranks while paying more dividends to them, was established in 1991 and was recently re-branded as the ‘Laya Beach’.

Concerned over some media reports on the alleged sale of liquor at the establishment, the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, has instructed the Military Police to immediately initiate investigations into the matter forthwith.

Accordingly, the Military Police have already begun investigations, Sri Lanka Army (SLA) said in a statement.

“Likewise, the Commander of the Army, having underlined that maximum punishment should be meted out to anyone who was found involved while on service in any such unlawful act following Military Police findings, has further instructed relevant authorities to deal with the culprits severely in accordance with military law, irrespective of ranks or status,” it said.

 

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