Batagoda before Presidential Commission today

18 September 2019 - 176   - 2

The Power and Energy Ministry's Secretary has been asked to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing state sector corruption today (Sept 18).

Dr R M S Batagoda, is expected to give evidence over alleged fraudulent transactions which had taken place while importing diesel for power plants and while also purchasing electricity from private power producers.

The PCoI is probing alleged acts of fraud and corruption in state institutions under the current government.

  Comments - 2

  • Consumer Wednesday, 18 September 2019 01:48 PM

    May be he has come to Waterloo and this may be his end.

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    Lalindra Wednesday, 18 September 2019 08:30 PM

    He would have earned billions for many more generations through his fraudulent deals. The question is could he have done this without political patronage.

    Reply : 0       1

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