AG take charge of Sakvithi scam

6 December 2010 08:53 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Attorney General (AG) informed the Nugegoda Magistrate today that  they had taken charge of the Sakvithi Ranasinghe’s Financial scam and that the AG would take steps to  remedy the depositors in due course.

Senior State Counsel Mr. Deeleepa Pieris made this assurance before the Nugegoda Magistrate Rohana Anura Kumara Herath today during the inquiry into Sakvithi Ranasinghe’s case.
 
The State Counsel said that the suspect had swindled over Rs 186 million of cash belonging to the depositors. Already 44 complaints had been received by the CID and are over 400 witnesses are anticipated to give evidence in the case. He said there are some more complaints to be made to the police.

He contended that there is a public unrest in the society over the case and  the Attorney General will initiate steps to propose a mode of payment to the depositors very soon. (TFT)

  Comments - 5

  • shanthapriya Monday, 06 December 2010 09:11 AM

    MAY BE SAKVITHI HAS NOT WASTED THE COLLECTED MONEY FROM DEPOSITORS, HE MUST HAVE ENOUGH FUNDS IN FOREIGN DEPOSITS TO HANDLE ANY MATTER

    Indika Monday, 06 December 2010 09:29 AM

    I thought AG is so busy with SF's cases.

    Dheen Monday, 06 December 2010 11:42 AM

    Why is the government dead slow on this matter - reliable sources confirm that government VIPs are stakeholders of this scam.

    sampath Monday, 06 December 2010 11:49 AM

    hallo sakwiti.. poddak kittiu wenawa maharajata.. godin beraganna puluwan KP ta wage ...

    Percy Mnadawala Monday, 06 December 2010 01:51 PM

    After couple of months he will say that the case file is missing or witnesses gone overseas and the case cannot be pursued.


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