Sep 02, 2018

Clash between Arjuna & top CPC official Featured

Subject minister Arjuna Ranatunga and a top official of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation have clashed over a cover-up of fraud by certain CPC-owned filling stations to customers, reports say.

Although being a close associate of the minister, this official has even intervened to stop investigations into the frauds.

An investigation unit functioning under the minister had gone to raid a filling station in Chilaw recently, but they been recalled to Colombo.

A person close to the official in question is behind that, and he even suspended one investigator.

This incident has aggravated the animosity between the minister and the top CPC official.