Tissa remanded for forging documents

19 October 2016 12:49 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Colombo High Court today remanded former United National Party Secretary, Tissa Attanayake until December 5.

The former MP was noticed to appear in Court today with regard to an indictment filed by the Attorney General for allegedly publishing a letter with forged signatures of the then Common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena and the then Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe during the 2015 Presidential election.

High Court Judge Sarojani Kusala Weerawardena refused to grant the suspect bail.

Attanayake was indicted on three counts, for committing offences under the Penal Code, International Political and Civil Rights Convention and Presidential Election Act. (Shehan Chamika Silva and Farook Thajudeen)

 

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  • jolly bird Wednesday, 19 October 2016 01:15 PM

    THE PATHETIC TALE OF AN UNFORTUNATE. PERSON WHO BIT THE BAIT OF MAARA AT THE LAST MOMENT via DM Android App

    chandra Wednesday, 19 October 2016 01:28 PM

    What TA said those days becoming true as at now. via DM Android App

    DING DONG Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:27 AM

    BUT HUNDRED RUPEE COLLECTOR WHO FORGED A POWER OF ATTORNEY HAS NOT BEEN REMANDED YET. HE IS WANDERING EVRRYEHERE FREELY. W .H Y via DM Android App

    sellm sena Wednesday, 19 October 2016 03:24 PM

    What happen to Wimale ?

    Veda-mama Wednesday, 19 October 2016 03:41 PM

    Do you intend forging signatures and be a happy-go-lucky free man?

    Voter Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:38 PM

    Presenting a serious forged document discrediting his own Party as secretary at elections is below par. Lets await court decision.

    Dils Wednesday, 19 October 2016 04:20 PM

    Have you all forgotten the recent night club incident, this is only a eye wash. We have no politions we could trust

    Mevan Wednesday, 19 October 2016 04:42 PM

    Another victim of MR high jinx.

    kk Wednesday, 19 October 2016 04:48 PM

    unlucky fellow via DM Android App

    ghaffar Thursday, 20 October 2016 08:09 AM

    tomorrow he will be in the prison hospital

    Nimal Thursday, 20 October 2016 08:28 AM

    Why is he lifting his arms? Does he think he was done no wrong??

    Sincere Wednesday, 19 October 2016 08:09 PM

    Do Police put the handcuffs on people after lifting both hands up, so that they can't put them down?

    max Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:57 PM

    This is absurd. What is happening today, mostly in NE, is what Tissa predicted. And revealed exclusively. Are we to believe what President Sirisena said recently with regard to the actions of FCID, CID, Bribery Commission etc. with this latest arrest of Tissa A.?

    ananda Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:59 PM

    This is what happens when you try to please MR by unscrupulous methods to discredit the presidential candidate as well as his former boss. via DM Android App


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