Sri Lanka, April 8 -- COPE Chairman

Prof. Charitha Herath

By Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana

The Secretary to the Ministry of Sports Anuradha Wijekoon has been instructed by the Parliament's Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) to initiate legal action against members of the previous Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Executive Committee if they are found guilty of irregularities.

Issuing a statement on Tuesday's COPE hearing, the parliament media unit stated that the committee's Chairman Prof. Charitha Herath had also instructed the Ministry Secretary to conduct an inquiry and submit its findings within three months.

Prof. Herath stated that the assistance of the Attorney General could be obtained for this purpose.

It was reported on Wed...