Referring into the relationship between Arjun Aloysius and Minister Ravi Karunanayake, Additional Solicitor General Dappula de Livera yesterday submitted travel details pertaining to Aloysius and the Minister and said that there were 13 visits to Singapore by both with coinciding dates.
The ASG produced the travel details relating to the time period between September 2016 and April 2017.
When questioned whether he had met Aloysius in Singapore, the Minister said he had met Aloysius there on a few occasions.
The Minister said he met Aloysius at the Finance Asia Conference, which was sponsored by the Perpetual Treasuries Ltd. and on the Christmas in 2016.
The Minister said he did not travel to Singapore to meet Aloysius.
The ASG referring to one travel detail questioned the witness whether he and Aloysius had travelled together to Singapore. The witness said he cannot recall such an instance.
However, after the examination conducted by President’s Counsel Anuja Premaratne, who appeared for Aloysius, it was explained to the commission that even though they were in the same flight, their destinations were different.
Justice Prasanna Jayawardena asked the witness, whether he had travelled to Singapore to meet Aloysius, the Minister said he did not. (Shehan Chamika Silva)