COLOMBO : Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has formally lodged a complaint with the
Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption in Sri Lanka against Roshan
Ranasinghe MP over the alleged misuse of funds provided by SLC to the National Sports Fund
for the development of various other sports in Sri Lanka.
The decision to file this complaint stems from the concern that Roshan Ranasinghe MP
has not appropriately disclosed the utilization of funds allocated by SLC for the intended
This move comes in the wake of a discernible disparity between the information disclosed to
the media by Ranasinghe MP and the response received by SLC under a Right to
Information (RTI) application, outlining the specifics of the expenditures made.
SLC wishes to emphasize the importance of maintaining the integrity of financial transactions
and ensuring that funds are utilized for their designated purposes and the said formal
complaint filed with the Bribery Commission underscores SLC’s dedication to upholding the
highest standards of governance and ethics within the realm of sports administration.
SLC trusts that the Bribery Commission will conduct a thorough investigation into the matter
to ascertain the facts and take appropriate action as necessary and Sri Lanka Cricket will
continue to collaborate with relevant authorities to ensure a fair and just resolution to this
issue, as part of its ongoing commitment to the promotion and advancement of sports in Sri Lanka
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