Feb 06, 2020

Water bottling company owes IRD millions

A water bottling company is said to owe the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and the EPF Department millions of rupees, Sri Lanka Mirror learns.

The company had evaded these payments based on the intervention of a powerful minister of the previous government.

The son of the water bottle company owner is said to have fled the country due to a scam of his being exposed where he had imported luxury cars during the previous government by showing lesser prices.

The CID is said to be carrying out investigations regarding this scam.