Prez orders probe into couple living on ‘Murunga’ leaves

Published : 12:01 am  September 22, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (105) reads | 

Untitled-3President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said he would immediately deploy an officer to investigate the incident where a starving couple from Kahatagasdigiliya were living on Murunga leaves for days because of the lack of water and food. 

He told a gathering in Anuradhapura that all state officers and the ministers in the region should be held responsible for this unfortunate situation.  “It is the responsibility of all ministers and state officials to visit the affected people and provide them relief,” he said.     

 

  • Says State officers, ministers should be held responsible

 

 

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