|Thursday, 12 August 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Samurdhi Funds scam :
Great Robbery of the Poorest of the Poor
Former Minister A. R. M. Abdul Carder by letter dated 17.11.2003
addressed to then Minister of Samurdhi S. B. Dissanayake had allegedly
requested for Rs. 1,000,000 as cost of samba rice he had distributed to 10
Muslim mosques for Ramadan.
Ex-Minister Abdul Cader remanded till August 16
by Sarath Malalasekera
Former UNP Co-operatives Minister A.R.M. Abdul Cader, produced before
Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Ms. Sarojini Kusala
Weerawardena by the Special Investigations Unit of the Police
Headquarters, was remanded till August 16.