Shiranthi Squanders Rs. 25 Million In Five Days

From tax payers’ hard-earned money… by Nirmala Kannangara Although the extravagant expenses made by the Rajapaksa family during their time was not a secret, it had now come to light how former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa had spent a staggering amount of tax payers’ hard-earned money to stay in Paris for four nights just prior [...]

Prison Overcrowding Spills Over, Inmate Assaulted

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya Prison overcrowding has been a long standing issue which is yet to be resolved and has now led to an inmate being assaulted. The 22 year old inmate was assaulted after he raised the overcrowding issue with the authorities, The Sunday Leader learns. The inmate had complained that he was in an [...]

Corruption Continues Despite Yahapalanaya

Investor now in good books with Minister Malik Samarawickrema by Nirmala Kannangara The good governance administration that came into power promising to wipe off bribery and corruption in order to provide relief to the people, continues to give relief to the ‘able’ but not to the poor masses. Startling revelations have now come to light [...]

AG Officials Involved In Legal Swindles

Bid to release former Navy Spokesman under youth abduction charges… by Nirmala Kannangara Damning evidence has now come to the fore as to how two senior officers at the Attorney General’s Department had attempted to favour former Navy Spokesman D. K. P. Dassanayake, who is under arrest in youth abduction, when his bail application was [...]

Controversy Surrounds Apartment Complex

by Nirmala Kannangara The alleged frauds involving apartment constructions are reaching higher levels where there are instances how certain developers not only deceive the government departments but also the clients at large. One such company, HRL Homes Lanka Private Limited, a duly incorporated limited liability company, has been accused of failing to execute the issuing [...]

Departments Under Law And Order Ministry Ignore Request Under RTI

by Nirmala Kannangara It is now proved how incompetent the country’s Law and Order Ministry and the institutions that comes under it are, following the offices of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) and Special Investigation Unit’s (SIU) failed to provide information this [...]

Custom’s Fraud Fighter Sent On Compulsory Leave!

For Raiding An Illegal Car Assembly Plant by Nirmala Kannangara A customs trade union leader who had fought against fraud at the Customs Department had been sent on compulsory leave by its Director General. W.M.R.P. Wijekoon  Secretary,  Sri Lanka Independent Government Trade Union Organisation who is also an Assistant Superintendent of Customs attached to the [...]

WPC And WMA Block Project To Generate Electricity Out Of Waste

by Nirmala Kannangara Following the Meetotamulla tragedy, astonishing revelations are now unfolding how the Western Provincial Council and its Waste Management Authority deliberately prevented an Indian investor from implementing a project to generate electricity out of the waste. The reason why the top administrators blocked this project since 2012 was merely for unacceptable requests made [...]

CID ‘Looked After’ Suspects In Prageeth Case

These suspects ‘stayed’ at the CID for months as if they were staying at their own homes. The only comfort they did not have while being interrogated at the CID was to roam freely as they wished Meanwhile, CID has come under severe criticism by Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera for the arrest of the six [...]

Urban Development Authority Loses Rs. 330 Million

Due to unscupulous act of Chairman by Nirmala Kannangara Leaving the entire UDA, Board of Directors in complete darkness, Munasinghe had signed a 50 year lease agreement with Lake Leisure Holding (Pvt) Ltd for a mixed development project giving a concession of Rs.330 million to the lessee  According to the lease agreement if the lessee [...]

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