Divisional Secretary probed over alleged abuse of assistants | Daily News

Divisional Secretary probed over alleged abuse of assistants

Nuwara Eliya and Walapane Police have launched a special investigation against the Walapane Divisional Secretary for allegedly abusing eight assistants at the Walapane Divisional Secretariat.

Nuwara Eliya District Secretary Nandana Galaboda said that the District Secretariat has also conducted a preliminary investigation based on written complaints received from alleged victims.

Statements have been recorded from the relevant Divisional Secretary, officials of the Divisional Secretariat and assistants in connection with the incident, the District Secretary said.

Galaboda said that the Public Administration Ministry and Home Affairs Ministry have been informed by the disciplinary authority to take further action after the completion of the relevant investigations and all possible action has been taken by the District Secretary regarding this matter.

He said that the accused Divisional Secretary was removed from the Divisional Secretariat as well as the Nuwara Eliya District and attached to the Ministry within a few days.

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