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CPC Asked To Probe Allegations

Jun 27, 2011 11:51:04 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Petroleum Industries Minister Susil Premajayantha has directed the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) to conduct an immediate inquiry into the alleged importation and distribution of substandard fuel.

CPC Chairman, Harry Jayawardena had been issued the directive by the Minister following complaints received from several areas where motorcycles and three wheelers have stalled after pumping substandard fuel.

Minister Premajayantha has asked the CPC for a report on the matter.

The CPC has been asked to test fuel samples from the fuel stations that have allegedly sold the substandard fuel.