The Colombo Fort Magistrate yesterday directed 15 banks to provide details relating to bank statements of Perpetual Treasuries Ltd, W.M. Mendis & Company, Perpetual Assets Management, Perpetual Capital Holdings Ltd and Perpetual Capital Ltd.
The direction was given acceding the prosecution request so as to get comprehensive bank details of those companies into the inquiry during the time period of 2015-2018.
Additionally, the Magistrate directed the W.M. Mendis & Company to provide within three weeks, all Vouchers and Invoices relating to the payments made and received by the company during the month of April, 2015.
The W.M. Mendis & Company was also directed to prepare its annual audit report ending March, 2018 within two months and tender it to the prosecution.
Meanwhile, Perpetual Treasuries Ltd owner Arjun Aloysius and its CEO Kasun Palisena were ordered to be re-remanded till August 23 by the magistrate over the magisterial inquiry in which they were accused of abetting and conspiring with Arjuna Mahendran to misappropriate public funds worth Rs.688 million during the Bond auction held on February 27, 2015. (Shehan Chamika Silva)