MAHIN­DANANDA AR­RESTED GIVEN BAIL AND RE­MANDED

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - FRONT PAGE - BY DARSHANA SANJEEWA

UPFA MP Mahin­dananda Aluthga­m­age was yes­ter­day ar­rested by the FCID over al­le­ga­tions of mis­ap­pro­pri­at­ing Rs.39 mil­lion in gov­ern­ment funds to buy Car­rom and Checker boards in 2014. He was later pro­duced in court and granted bail but was re­manded when he was un­able to ful­fil the bail con­di­tions.

Po­lice Spokesman Ruwan Gu­nasekara said Mr. Aluthga­m­age was ar­rested when he re­ported to the FICD to give a state­ment on this mat­ter and was later pro­duced in the Fort Mag­is­trate’s Court. He was re­manded when he was un­able to ful­fil the bail con­di­tions.

The MP is also under a travel ban im­posed by Court over this al­le­ga­tion. The FCID also re­cently ar­rested Sathosa’s for­mer chair­man K. Nalin Ruwan­jeeva Fer­nando at the Air­port when he at­tempted to flee the coun­try. He also faces sim­i­lar charges.

PIX BY PRADEEP DILRUKSHANA

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