Court issues summons on chairman, Director Board
Panadura Magistrate R S A Dissanayaka, issued summons on the chairman
and the Board of Directors of the State Plantations Corporation to
appear before Court on July 26, 2012.
The summons were issued sequel to a case filed by the Asst
Commissioner of Labour, Panadura, stating that the Panadura Labour
Tribunal had directed the chairman of the Plantations Corporation to pay
a sum of Rupees twelve lakhs fifty six thousand and seven hundred and
sixty five as compensation to the complainants in a Labour Tribunal case
decided by the Labour Tribunal. The Labour Tribunal President's order
had not been honoured and not carried out by the State Plantations
The chairman and the Board of Directors have committed an offence
punishable under the Ceylon Penal Code.