Tuition master fails to be a role model
A tuition master involved in a fraud amounting to Rs. 4.78 million was produced before Minuwangoda Actg. Magistrate Sisira Wijesuriya and remanded till November 14.
Police told court that the suspect Don Chandana Iroshan alias Devage Sir, who had been running a cellular phone and phone accessories shop in addition to giving tuition to schoolchildren, had made payments to several companies using cheques that were later dishonoured.
Investigations revealed that five other cases were pending against him in the Minuwangoda Magistrate’s Court for similar frauds perpetrated by him.
He had been arrested by the Gampaha Division Fraud Investigation Unit when he attempted to leave the country.the Magistrate had ordered the Controller of Immigration and Emigration to arrest him and another suspect wanted in connection with the fraud if they attempted to leave the country.