Additional Solicitor General President’s Counsel Dappula De Livera informed the Bond Commission on Friday that all those responsible for the Central Bank bond scam would be prosecuted under civil and criminal charges. He said that action will be taken according to the available evidence.
He said that he made every attempts to achieve the objective of the commission by working day and and night as a holy task entrusted upon him. He added that the attorney general had the power to prosecute all those who were involved in it.
The President’s Counsel said so in reply to a matter raised by Attorney at Law Harsha Fernando who appeared on behalf of P. Samarasiri who acted as the Chairman of the Tender Board during the tenure of senior deputy governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe. The ASG made this observation when Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe was giving evidence on Friday before the Bond Commission under the direction of senior government Attorney at law Shahida Bari.(Manopriya Gunasekera and Ranjan Katugampola)