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Passenger Transport Authority officials transferred

Jul 7, 2010 10:52:17 AM - itnnews.lk

The Transport Minister has issued instructions to grant immediate transfers to 40 officials of the Western Provincial Passenger Transport Authority.

Minister Kumara Welgama said he had received information that they were extorting money from private buses operating long distance services. He said that they had no authority to extort money from private buses and put them in difficulty. As such, he instructed the relevant authorities to immediately transfer them.