A smiling Finance Ministry Secretary R.H.S. Samaratunge leaving the Supreme Court premises after giving evidence before the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the bond scam.(Pic by Gamini Munasinghe)

Mystery gazette forces suspension of sittings

Probe on CBSL bond scam

Chairman of the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Bond Scam, Supreme Court Judge K. T. Chithrasiri yesterday temporarily suspended its sittings after halting the recording of evidence from Finance Ministry Secretary Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunge.

The commission ceased to record evidence from the Finance Ministry Secretary due to the controversial situation which arose with regard to the Special Gazette notification issued on January 1, 2015 pertaining to the issuance of Central Bank bonds.




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