Committee of top retired officers appointed to probe SLTB, Railways

By Don Asoka Wijewardena

On the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena, a committee comprising a retired senior Administrative Service Officer, senior police officer and senior officers of the Auditor- General’s Department had been appointed to investigate large-scale corruption in the SLTB, Sri Lankan Railways, National Transport Commission (NTC) and the Road Passenger Transport Authorities, Internal Transport Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara told a media briefing yesterday.

Minister Bandara pointed out that many complaints had been received by him over the last week.

Most complaints were against the NTC officials who had illegally issued route permits to their cronies, he said.


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