Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardana speaking in Parliament today said the government accepts that a large-scale garlic scam was reported at Sathosa.
The Minister responded to a question raised by Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa.
Minister Gunawardana said the Criminal Investigation Department is currently uncovering details pertaining to the scam through investigations.
He added this will not be the first or last instance during which a scam will be reported at Sathosa.
The Minister said six complaints are being investigated by the CID into incidents of fraudulent activities that took place at Sathosa during the term of the previous government.