Pushpakumara absent at PRECIFAC due to illness

Pushpakumara absent at PRECIFAC due to illness

January 14, 2016   06:52 pm


 Former Minister of Coconut Development and Janatha Estate Development Jagath Pushpakumara has informed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating into large-scale fraud and corruption (PRECIFAC) that he is unable to appear before the commission today. 

A spokesman for the commission said that the former Minister informed the commission via email that he will be unable to appear as summoned due to an illness. 

Pushpakumara has been accused of obtaining a state property under his wife’s name and developing the land with funds of the Coconut Development Ministry. 

He had been summoned to appear at the commission to give a statement regarding the complaint for the investigation. 

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories