Moratuwa university dons owe over 50Mn in agreements, bonds – COPE reveals | Breaking News

The COPE Committee has revealed that 35 university lecturers who went abroad on study leave at the University of Moratuwa alone where a sum of Rs. 51,649,961 as at 31 December 2021 due to breach of contract and bonds.

It was also revealed that the amount due from 16 lecturers who had breached contracts and bonds for 8 years was Rs. 23,190,595.

Responding to a question posed by Prof. Charitha Herath, the Vice Chancellor said that the sum due from 05 of the above numbers have already been recovered and 12 will be recovered in installments. He also said that legal action has been taken against 11 persons. 

Responding further to questions raised by the COPE Chairman, the university authorities said that a sum of around Rs. 500 million has to be recovered due to such incidents.

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