FIB grills ex-Economic Development secretary

Dr. Y.D. Nihal Jayathilaka

The former Secretary of the Economic Development Ministry Dr Y.D. Nihal Jayathilaka and former Director of People’s Leasing & Finance Mr P. Kudabalage are being questioned by the Fraud Investigations Bureau (FIB).

They are being interrogated in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the Divi Neguma Development Department which comes under the Ministry of the Economic Development, the police media unit said.

Meanwhile the former Chief of Staff at the Presidential Office Gamini Senarath was also questioned by the FIB yesterday over an alleged financial fraud.

A former Health Ministry Secretary, Dr. Jayathilaka was appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Economic Development replacing P.B. Jayasundara on May 29, 2014.

(Ada Derana)