Thursday, 21 September 2017
Ten vehicles exceeding MP permit limitations, imported

Ten vehicles exceeding MP permit limitations, imported Featured

The security units have received information that a businessman has imported ten vehicles which exceeds the limitations of specifications of  MP permits, utilising the tax free import permits issued to Members of Parliament, Sri Lanka Mirror reliably learns.  

The limit on a duty free permit issued to an MP is $62,500.

However, claiming that these vehicles are to be used for racing purposes, this businessman has imported ten vehicles costing over $ 100,000.

It is also suspected that this fraudulent businessman had received assistance from a minister to carry out this deal.

One of the jeeps imported under this fraudulent method is said to have been purchased by a prominent government minister.

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