Champika grilled by CID
SJB MP Patali Champika Ranawaka was summoned to the CID on Friday (24) morning to record a statement over a complaint on promotional campaigns carried out by Ministry of Megapolis during the former Yahapalana Government.
The ex-Minister is alleged to have incurred expenses for a propaganda campaign initiated by his Ministry on his behalf titled ‘Iron Man’. It is further alleged the misappropriation of State funds had taken place linked to the aforesaid publicity campaign conducted on his behalf. Several SJB MPs accompanied Ranawaka to the CID. The MPs alleged the Government is trying to divert attention of the public over crucial matters in the country at the moment.