Oct 22, 2019

Over 800 Samurdhi appointments with Elec. Com. Featured

Subsequent to the Election Commission officials discovering several rooms containing illegally prepared Samurdhi appointment letters last evening (21), these files were taken by them for further investigations.

These appointment letters for the posts of Samurdhi Bank Computer Operators had the signature of the Samurdhi Director General.

These appointment letters were contained in around 20 to 30 files.

The Election Commission commenced investigations based on complaints received that appointments were being illegally awarded in violation of election laws.

This stock of appointment letters were recovered during investigations.

The date of appointments stated in these letters were in September and the date of applications is indicated as October.

It is reported that the Election Commission would be taking measures to notify the State Service Commission regarding disciplinary action to be taken against the Samurdhi Director General.