Former Sri Lanka Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, was remanded until February 17 by Fort Magistrate Court Ranga Dissanayake today.
He was accused of charges in connection with the financial fraud alleged to have taken place in procuring seven MiG-27 ground attack craft for the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF).
Udayanga Weeratunga who returned to Sri Lanka this morning was taken into custody by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Shehan Chamika Silva
Pix by Nimalsiri Edirisinghe
Comments - 7
Lanka Friday, 14 February 2020 07:14 PM
What is wrong with Sri Lankan people in top posts? Can we trust any of them? Why in the world these buggers engage in fraudulent activities when they are supposed to be serving the country? When will this end?
Buddhist Friday, 14 February 2020 07:32 PM
Not to worry nothing will happen, even if a case is filed it will get postponed over and over again.
Shelly Friday, 14 February 2020 07:49 PM
I thought an International Arrest warrant was issued to him, how come he was not arrested from the Departure Airport, all Bull Shit.
Jayantha Friday, 14 February 2020 07:56 PM
It is intresting to see the cousins brothers who shared the cake are willing to testify.
Templar Friday, 14 February 2020 08:20 PM
Is he remanded in the temple trees?
Anthony. R Friday, 14 February 2020 08:20 PM
Comedy. Oh La La
Anton Weerasinghe Friday, 14 February 2020 08:23 PM
Mahinda and Basil go to hell and allow Gota to rule this country
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