rations scandal exposed
and a brigadier in the Sri Lanka Army are facing allegations of
pilfering food rations and a daily food per diem allocated to soldiers
in order to boost their financial resources as well as enjoy a more
luxurious eating style.
A sum of over
Rs. 618,872.24 is unaccounted for in the army's 56 division in the
Wanni where evidence has surfaced that commanding officers have
pilfered this amount from over Rs. 700,000 illegally taken away from
funds given to certain category of soldiers serving in operational
areas for their daily meals.