Complaint on gross abuse of office, concerning the tax-free permits by the former Secretary to the Treasury P.B. Jayasundera has been reported to the Corruption Commission by the civil rights campaigner and Lawyer, Nagananda Kodituwakku, Colombo Telegraph learns.
In the complaint the lawyer states that the abuse of tax-free permits for unjust enrichment was reported before by him on December 11, 2014 to the Corruption commission (under the previous regime) however the Commission set up for the purpose of enforcing law against frauds and corruption had miserably failed to initiate any action on the 100% accurate information provided on the tax-free car permit abuse, misappropriating hundreds millions of public funds committed with full knowledge and collusion of the former Secretary to the Treasury P B Jayasundera and the, then Director General of Customs Neville Gunawardana.
In the complaint the lawyer warns, D J De S Balapatabendi, the Chairman Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption the former Judge in the Supreme Court, since there is a regime change at least now to initiate enforcement action as required by law, failing which, to resign from office forthwith without wasting time by continuing to occupy the office, breaching the people’s trust placed in the Corruption Commission.
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