Main opposition appoints committee to inquire into Sri Lanka local government polls

Apr 11, Colombo: The main opposition of Sri Lanka, United National Party (UNP) has appointed a committee to inquire into the recently concluded local government elections.

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has appointed a seven-member committee to inquire into possible malpractices and corruption that may have taken place during the local government polls.

The committee is headed by MP Mangala Samaraweera and includes Eran Wickramarathna, Dr. Harsha de Silva, Sagala Ratnayake, Ranjith Aluvihare, Lasantha Gunawardena, and attorney Ronald Perera.

UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake has said the committee is to conclude the report by April 30.

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