Power and Energy Ministry Secretary questioned for four hours | Daily News

Power and Energy Ministry Secretary questioned for four hours

Secretary to the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, Dr.Suren Batagoda had been questioned nearly four hours by the Police unit of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate and to inquire into serious acts of fraud, corruption and abuse of power, state resources and privileges occurred during the period of 15 January 2015 to 31 December 2018.

Dr. Batagoda is said to have been questioned over details regarding procedures followed in power purchasing from private power plants and purchase of fuel for power plants.

The commission is investigating a complaint received regarding the above matters. Commission sources said that Dr. Batagoda had been questioned with regards to a preliminary inquiry into the charges in a complaint with regards to the above mentioned matters.

 


 

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