SC issues notices on President, PM
November 2, 2015 06:52 pm
The Supreme Court today (02) issued notices on 75 persons including the President, the Prime Minister, and several Cabinet Ministers.
The notices were issued, after considering a petition which indicated irregularities when awarding tenders for the supply of coal to the thermal power plant in Norochcholai, was taken up for hearing before a bench headed by Chief Justice K. Sri Pavan, Ada Derana reporter said.
The Fundamental Rights (FR) petition has been filed by the Nobel Resources Pvt. Limited, according to the reporter.
The petitioners have argued the tender has been awarded to a company called “Swiss Singapore” which demanded Rs. 101 million for each metric ton of coal, while the Nobel Resources Pvt. Limited had issued a tender for Rs, 90 million for each metric ton.