Friday, February 27, 2015
CSN closed down ?
Authorities at the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) have decided to close down the sports TV channel from March 01 onwards, reports say.
Accordingly, the entire CSN staff has been sent on leave yesterday (24) and have been informed that any employee who wished to leave the channel could do so with monetary compensation.
The CSN is charged of misusing state property to set up the company and according to reports, the company is charged of evading tax as well.
Certain CSN officials were reportedly paid wages by the Presidential Secretariat in the recent past.
It was also said that vehicles attached to the Presidential Secretariat were provided for the use of several CSN bigwigs. This television channel owned by the son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.