Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

26th January 2016 23:33:24 Hours

Honesty of Lance Corporal Lauded

Lance Corporal L.J Perera of 3 Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP), serving the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) came in for praise of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, SFHQ-West for his honesty in returning a wallet with cash and valuable cards and identities which he found near the Other Ranks’ married quarters at the Army Cantonment Panagoda. 

The soldier has however handed over the wallet to the Provost Company, SLCMP requesting them to find the owner of the wallet and hand it over to him with money to the value of Rs 28,300/=. The wallet also contained the National Identity Card, Driving Licence and the Army Driving Licence, Army Identity Card, etc. 

However, the wallet was returned to its owner, Lance Corporal K.A.I Pushpakumara of 7 Sri Lanka Engineers after the Provost Company, SLCMP identified the owner. 

It was returned in the presence of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, SFHQ-West a few hours ago.