DEW calls for stringent accountability:
CID probes urged on COPE issues
Report covers 229 state institutions:
Human Resources Senior Minister and chairman of
COPE D E W Gunasekara yesterday stated that he stressed to the
Secretaries of ministries or Chief Accounting Officers of government
institutions, the need to take legal action or direct matters to the
CID or Bribery Commission, wherever necessary, in relation to
accountability issues in state institutions.
Bharatha Lakshman killing: CID directed to expedite
Colombo Additional Magistrate Prasanna Alwis who
is hearing the case in the killing of Presidential trade union
advisor and former Colombo District Parliamentarian Baratha Lakshman
Premachandra yesterday, directed the Criminal Investigation
Department to expedite the ongoing investigations, obtain advice
from the Attorney General and report to court.