Two proxy holders had got into a heated argument with Yaddehige, they said.
Company sources claimed that the dismissal of a foreign employee lay at the bottom of the sharp exchange although no details were available as this edition went to press.
These sources said that other shareholders were complimentary of RPC’s performance, the company having posted an after tax profit of Rs. 2.6 billion of which Rs. 2.3 billion was attributable to shareholders and paid dividends totaling Rs. 0.70 per share.