Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Excise Department Chief Was Sent To Jail For Bribery Charges

The Colombo Chief Magistrate has today (05)  ordered to remand The Officer In Charge of the Excise Department's Special Investigations Unit Rosmand Fernando who was arrested yesterday (04) whilst accepting a Rs.50,000 bribe from a Illicit Liquor Trader  until 12th of August.

The  Officer In Charge Fernando was arrested by the Bribery Commission Officers whilst accepting Rs.50,000 from a  Illicit Liquor Trader of Western Province to refrain from taking a legal action against him .The arrest was made at a canteen of the Private Mobile Company in Colombo yesterday evening.It was revealed that the charged officer had received Rs.450,000 bribe earlier from the liquor trader.

Health Workers To Conduct Protest Campaigns Tomorrow(06) To Get Solutions For Five Service Demands

The Health Workers belongs to  27 categories in Government Hospitals and the Health Institutions are scheduled  to conduct  protest campaigns in front of their work places island wide and the Ministry of Health tomorrow(06) from 12 noon to 1 p.m by demanding solutions for five of their service demands.

According to the  Joint Trade Union Committee which organizes  these protest campaigns the health workers including Minor Staff,Lift Operators,Store Keepers,Telephone Operators are decided to conduct these protest campaigns to demand solutions for five of their service demands including solving their salar
y anomalies and declaring a five day week for the workers .

Twelve Medical Officers Of GMOA Handed Over A Complaint To The CID On Union's s Financial Frauds

A group of 12 Medical Officers attach to the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) had made a complaint to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) this evening by requesting an investigation on the financial frauds said to be happened at  GMOA Office when spending membership money during the financial year  2013-2014 .

The Medical Officers group had handover a written complaint to the higher officials of CID  by this evening by leveling   6 financial fraud charges against the former executive committee of the GMOA.

The said Medical Officers have been criticizing  the former Executive Committee of the GMOA for the  said  financial frauds and urging  the authorities to conduct an impartial inquiry against the  former executive committee.

Meanwhile members of Former GMOA Executive Committee are due to be appeared before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court tomorrow as  the court case filed against them by a group of seven medical officers scheduled to be heard there.The court case was filed against the former GMOA executive members for conducting their annual election by violating the court order which was issued to avoid  the election.

Pakistan Cricket Squad Quatantined After Testing Positive In New Zealand