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Sports Minister orders SIU to probe cricket selection chief’s statements

Minister of Sports Roshan Ranasinghe has informed the Special Investigation Unit for Preventing Sports Offences to investigate the statements made by Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee Chairman Pramodya Wickramasinghe, the Ministry of Sports said.

In August, the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs had appointed a Special Investigation Unit under the Prevention of Offences Relating to Sports Act, 
headed by Assistant Superintendent of Police W.A. Jayanath Wanasinghe.

It had been established for the practical execution of the legal provisions of the Act, and proceed in line with the powers and functions assigned by the Prevention of Offences relating to Sports Act.