Monday, August 4, 2014

A 24 Hour Check Up Service Established In Katunayake Air Port To Check Ebola Carriers

The Health Ministry and the Air Port Officials had jointly set up a 24 hour  a day service Emergency Operations Center at the Health Center in Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Air Port  with effect from today(04) to prevent entering Ebola Viral Fever to the country.

According to the Ministry Of Health a separate team of Nurses and an ambulance were handed over to the Air Port Health Center if a need arise to  transport a  patient with ebola virus to the Fever Hospital in IDH .All the foreigners arrive the country from today especially  the African Nationals will be subjected to undergo a special health check up  to see  whether they are carrying  the virus .

The deadly Ebola Virus has spreading in African Countries as an epidemic  and a total number of 700 have died from the disease up to date.

Chief Of The Excise Department's Special Investigations Unit Was Arrested Whilst Taking A Bribe Of Rs.50,000

The Officers of The Commission to Investigate Allegations of  Bribery Or Corruption had arrested the Officer in Charge of the Excise Department's Special Investigations Unit Rosman Fernando this afternoon for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from A  Illicit Liquor Trader .

According to the Commission,The Special Investigations Unit Chief Fernando had requested a sum of Rs.500,000 bribe from a illicit liquor trader in the western province to avoid taking  a legal action against him and had previously  taken Rs.450,000 out of that money.

 The Special Investigations Unit Chief was arrested today  by the bribery officials when he was accepting the  Rs.50,000 balance money out  of  that Rs.500,000  bribe  at a canteen attach to  the Private Telecommunication Company   in Colombo.

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