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An open arrest warrant issued against Jaliya Wickramasuriya, again

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By ITN News Editor July 31, 2018 19:20

An open arrest warrant issued against Jaliya Wickramasuriya, again

The Fort magistrate court today reissued an arrest warrant against former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya.

The magistrate also issued another arrest warrant for his wife and a cousin who placed sureties for him. Jaliya Wickramasuriya has been accused for mishandling 332,000 US dollars belonging to the public coffers. The arrest warrants will be issued in Sinhala and English. The magistrate also ordered to send a copy of the arrest warrant to the Controller of Immigration and Emigration at the Katunayake Airport. The suspect went abroad for two months to receive medical treatment under the permission of the magistrate court and did not return in due course.

The Colombo high court today ordered to fix the further examination of witnesses of the case filed against Parliamentarian, Namal Rajapakse and six others to the 11th of September. Namal Rajapakse and six others have been accused on money laundering through Gowers Corporate Services Private Limited. Cross examination of one of chief witnesses of the case, Chairman of the Boston Capital Private Limited, Rohan Iriyagolla will also be held on the 11th of September.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 31, 2018 19:20