Jaliya Wickramasuriya arrested by FCID

18 November 2016 09:20 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the USA, Jaliya Wickramasuriya was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) last night over a financial fraud, Police said.

He was alleged to have defrauded more than US$ 33,000 in purchasing a building for the Sri Lankan Embassy in USA.

He was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on his return from USA. (T.K.G. Kapila)


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  • Gayan Perera Friday, 18 November 2016 09:48 AM

    My guess is that FCID had to arrest him because the evidence came directly from USA government (FBI, NSA) and therefore could not be hidden or destroyed like it seems to be happening with most other cases.

    Madiya Friday, 18 November 2016 09:59 AM

    Next remanded. Admitted to hospital. Released on bail. The matter forgotten. We need to have gratitude for laying asphalt at the correct time. Cheers !

    Shelly. Friday, 18 November 2016 10:39 AM

    I have a very good comment to be made. But I will hold it until his case is over. via DM Android App

    Don Friday, 18 November 2016 10:51 AM

    Nice warm welcome. Dont worry bail in no time. Only the poor gets the maximum punishment. via DM Android App

    alex Friday, 18 November 2016 11:01 AM

    All office bearers of last regime who are relatives of MR seems to be ace rogues and robbers. It seems that they were appointed to such posts giving license to rob mercilessly.

    daily boru Friday, 18 November 2016 11:10 AM

    Is he sick? Does the government wants to force him to undertake a medical checkup like the others did?

    Apoi Friday, 18 November 2016 01:13 PM

    To see people Arrested and remanded seems to make some sick minds happy.

    Coconut Republic Friday, 18 November 2016 02:42 PM

    The case will never start!

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