CoI summons Gotabaya again

CoI summons Gotabaya again

October 8, 2015   10:10 am

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The Presidential Commission of Inquiry this morning again summoned former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for questioning regarding the alleged use of personnel attached to the Civil Security Department for campaigning activities during the last Presidential Election. 


The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) appointed to investigate serious acts of fraud, corruption and abuse of power, state resources, and privileges is investigating a complaint alleging that a group of CSD personnel dressed in civilian attire were used for election campaigning. 


Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to be questioned regarding around 500 employees of Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Limited (RALL), a state-owned institution, engaging in campaigning activities in the Nugegoda, Maharagama and Kesbewa area ahead of the polls in January as well. 


The former Defence Secretary had also given a statement on the matter on a previous occasion.

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