Commission to investigate colossal frauds , malpractices and corruption that raged at last Presidential election under Mahinda
The government has decided to appoint a commission to probe into the corruption that raged during the last Presidential election held during the reign of ex president Mahinda. Based on a proposal made by Minister of public administration Karu Jayasuriya, this commission is to be appointed by the Parliament , and a senior retired State official is to be made the President of the commission.
It is the general consensus that , it is at the last presidential election conducted under the reign of ex president Mahinda Rajapakse who has by now become a byword for corruption , that worst corruption and most election malpractices , frauds , and irregularities took place on a scale unprecedented in the history of elections in Sri Lanka.
In addition, President Maithripala Sirisena recently revealed , a special presidential commission is to be appointed to investigate the colossal frauds and corruption which raged during the reign of Mahinda Rajapakse