The Sunday Leader

CID ‘Looked After’ Suspects In Prageeth Case

Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara is in the picture

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 [...]

Navy Accused Of Concealing Evidence

Loganathan, Rathnaswamy and  The ‘B’ report submitted to the courts and the statement given by the ASP that states how Anura Senanayake wanted not to carry out any inquiry into the abduction

by Nirmala Kannangara  The CID also told courts that although the Navy Commander had given an assurance that the suspect will be handed over to the CID once he finishes the training course he is undergoing. Vice Admiral Wijegunaratne is yet to execute his promise for the past three months When the investigating officers came [...]

Shaddick Exposes Gammanpila


by Nirmala Kannangara Brian Shaddick giving astonishing evidence in High Court No: 5 claimed Gammanpila defrauded him to the tune of over Rs. 119 million using a fraudulent power of attorney Shaddick said that if not for the change of government in 2015, this massive fraud would have not been exposed  As the business with [...]

Secret Navy Team Behind White Van Ransom Abductions

Former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda who lodged the complaint against Sampath Munasinghe, Furthur ‘B’ report submitted to Fort Magistrate  and Director CID, Senior DIG Amarasinghe’s letter instructing to commence investigations as per the Defence Secretary’s Secretary’s instruction

by Nirmala Kannangara Complaint initially received from former Navy Commander Gota and Hendawitharana ordered full investigations Navy still shielding suspects from CID Victims’ NICs, passports and wallets were in Navy custody The Criminal Investigation Department in an astonishing revelation informed the Fort Magistrate last week that the investigation into the abduction of 11 youths in [...]

Colombo Swimming Club Plagued With Corruption

General Secretary’s letter to Zarook Marikkar to inform an independent committee had been appointed to hold the inquiry as requested, Zarook Marikkar’s letter requesting to hold an inquiry   and The alleged tampered club membership application

by Nirmala Kannangara  Senior Club Member Zarook Marikkar by letter dated January 23, 2017 to the Club General Secretary and the Additional Trustees had requested to hold an independent inquiry against the current Club President Huzafia Abdulhusein The club membership is shocked that the club committee has allowed all these controversial irregularities to take place [...]

Startling Details Emerge In Keith Noyahr Abduction Probe

RTI application of The Sunday Leader and U.S. State Department document made public via Wikileaks

by Nirmala Kannangara It is said that Noyahr had given very vital information to the CID which led to the arrest of the suspects who are now in custody Based on Noyahr’s statement to the CID, the investigators are now on the verge of arresting the big wigs who were behind the abduction Field Marshall [...]

PGIM Disregards Ministry Instructions

Health Ministry letter to the PGIM requesting to expedite the MD CCM programme

The CoA letter opposing the awarding MD in CCM for Diplomates in CCM and The letter sent to PGIM by President CoA informing that they will be withdrawing training the Diploma holders unless the Specialty Board in CCM is formed under the BoA

by Nirmala Kannangara Despite requests to Director PGIM to expedite the training programme for the Diplomates in CCM, the latter has so far failed to abide by the Ministry instructions  PGIM under severe criticism for preventing  CCM Diplomates sitting the Medical Degree (MD) to qualify as BCCC Specialists According CCM Diploma holders, there are fears [...]

More Questions Than Answers On SAITM

South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM), GMOA’s proposals presented to President Maithripala Sirisena in order to ensure patients’ rights  and The joint statement by the Deans of the Medical Faculties that says graduates from all private medial faculties should be required to pass a licensing examination

Questions have also been raised as to the examination criteria for SATIM degree holders, government medical students and foreign university students The Health Minister should validate technical decisions of the SLMC and act according to Medical Ordinance The Minister of Higher Education should request the ‘Compliance Certificate’ of the SLMC  by Nirmala Kannangara With the [...]

Cash Strapped SLC On Spending Spree

Millions were spent unnecessarily for the launching ceremony of domestic cricket

We have our own marketing and public relations divisions with a talented staff what made to ignore them and outsource the marketing and public relation work Although the board officials know how to save money depriving our players of necessary facilities, they know how to spend for their own joy rides without any restrictions CAA [...]

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