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Johnston, two others further remanded

11 September 2018 01:38 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Minister Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Sakeer Mohamed and former Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando were further remanded till tomorrow by Kurunegala High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundara today in connection with alleged misappropriation of state funds in 2013.

The suspects were initially remanded when the case was taken up for the hearing on September 3.

Meanwhile, the Judge had issued an order preventing the journalists from entering the court premises to cover the case. (Pushpakumara Jayaratne)


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  Comments - 9

  • Wise Donkey Tuesday, 11 September 2018 01:52 PM

    Has he won an Oscar? See the happiness in the face. If an IRC were to be taken in he will definitely cover his face not to be seen or identified but these shameless politicians !!!!!

    amila Tuesday, 11 September 2018 03:15 PM

    More smile more votes in these situations. Unfortunately that is the political culture in this country!

    Jagath Tuesday, 11 September 2018 01:57 PM

    Thieves of the former regime, keep these rogues in they deserve to stay in.

    GAMAYA Tuesday, 11 September 2018 03:12 PM

    one of the most corrupted politicians of the former regime!

    Kumara Dharmarathne Tuesday, 11 September 2018 03:16 PM

    Look like this guy is happy to be handcuffed and be in jail. Let him be happy for a couple of years in jail.

    Ceylon Tuesday, 11 September 2018 03:28 PM

    Hellow jonny,now you know stealing is not nice thing to do.

    Nahfees Tuesday, 11 September 2018 04:01 PM

    Thus far after nearly three years we have not seen a conviction.

    Ceylon Tuesday, 11 September 2018 07:19 PM

    As far as sirisena and ranil in power,thieves never punish.

    Andiris Appu Tuesday, 11 September 2018 09:11 PM

    They rob billions but get caught for only offences of fewmillions .So they are not bothered about going to Courts.

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