Posted on 09.10.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
While the Presidential Commission is investigating the serious irregularities in SriLankan’s airline, the audit room which stored important documents for former directors has been set on fire. The fire that broke out at 2.50 pm on Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), an international audit firm at Maradana, however, the incident had not been reported to the fire brigade.
According to fire department sources, the cause of the fire cannot be identified as an electrical leak. When the fire was taking place at the institute, officers from the nearby fire department realised the incident and controlled the fire. The fire destroyed a number of paper files stored in the institution. Some files were destroyed with the foam used to control the fire.
After the fire, attention has focused on the investigations carried out by the Presidential Commission for the allegations of bribery and corruptions of the Mihin Lanka and Sri Lankan institutes. Those institutions have been informed to produce some important documents to the commission two weeks ago. However, the heads of the audit firm have disclosed to the media that this data was not damaged due to the fire.