PM Denounces Fraudulent Job Racket Using His Name, Requests Investigation
Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena addressed Parliament, revealing the discovery of a fraudulent scheme exploiting his name, purportedly offering jobs in Denmark to Sri Lankan youth. He informed the assembly that the Criminal Investigation Department has initiated an inquiry into this racket.
The Prime Minister clarified that he bears no involvement in this deceptive operation. He highlighted that the group behind this illicit activity falsely promised employment opportunities in Denmark to young individuals, deceiving them into paying Rs. 600,000 each.
Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa raised concerns about this issue during the parliamentary session. While expressing his disbelief in the Prime Minister’s involvement, he highlighted the ongoing program orchestrated by an individual and a group falsely claiming affiliation with the Prime Minister’s Coordinating Secretary. Premadasa urged for a thorough investigation into this matter to uncover the truth behind the fraudulent scheme.