PCoI on corruption at state institutions to begin work
The Presidential Commission appointed to investigate corruption at state institutions within the past four years is due to begin analyzing evidence from the February 28th. Twenty seven complaints have been filed at the commission.
A senior officer at the commission said that the cases will be taken up for investigation by attributing the losses to the relevant misappropriations.
He said that a request was made to the IGP to provide them with a team of police officers for the purpose of investigation. The investigations will be carried out with a team comprising of officials of the CID who have special training on financial crimes.
The commission will focus on dealing with corruption in state institutions, breach of trust, misappropriation of property and the misuse of state resources and benefits that occurred within the period from the January 14th, 2015 to the December 31st, 2018. Complaints in this regard will be accepted till March 7th.
While verbal complaints can be lodged through the hotline 011-2665382, written complaints can also be made in all three languages to the Secretary, Presidential Commission to Investigate alleged corruption in State Institutions, Room No. 210, Block 02 second floor, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07.