Sri Lanka Government Department reports Sri Lanka

And now, a Garlic Scam? Here’s your #GarlicScam 101

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COLOMBO (News 1st); First things first: Lanka Sathosa is meant to retail goods at government controlled-prices especially for low-income consumers.

So, goods imported to be retailed at Lanka Sathosa would be available to consumers at a subsidized price.But what happens when goods meant to be retailed to low-income consumers are pilfered out of the Port and then sold to businesses, who then sell it at exorbitant market prices?

This is what appears to have taken place in a case of blatant corruption that is unraveling itself in plain sight of hapless Sri Lankan consumers.Here are the details.Yesterday, four employees at Lanka Sathosa Limited were sent on compulsory leave following the expose’, which involved container loads of garlic being.

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