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CID probes into Norochcholai coal power plant fire

[TamilNet, Monday, 25 October 2010 11:10 No Comment]

A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka Police is probing into the mysterious fire that broke out Sunday at the Norochcholai coal thermal power plant in Puththa’lam district. Sri Lanka Government Analyst too is sending in a team, a senior police officer said Monday. Meanwhile, it is reported that Chinese workers in the Norochcholai power plant had protested Saturday about their salaries not being paid in time.

Firefighters took nearly 10 hours to control the fire which has caused extensive damage.

Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police IGP Mahinda Balasuriya visited Norochcholai coal thermal power plant Sunday.

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