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Former minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Sashi Weerawansa who is alleged to have obtained diplomatic and general passports by submitting birth certificate with forged names and dates of birth, has reportedly fled her home according to the CID team assigned to arrest her said.

The special CID team which arrived at her residence in Kaduwela said they could not find her there. The team had also searched several other houses believed to be possible hideouts according to the police.

 At the meeting held in Nugegoda on February 18 Wimal Weerawansa questioned why the arrest of her wife was delaying and challenged that they were awaiting the police. A senior police officer said he might have said so knowing her wife’s plan to escape.

He said the police would however take Sashi Weerawansa into custody within the next few days.

Police said she had obtained a general  passport in May last year furnishing an application with the name of Sirja Uyanthi Weerawansa and date of birth as 01.02.1967 whereas she  has given the name as Randunu Mudiyanselage  Shehasa Udayanthi and the date of birth as 03.02.1971 in the application she submitted to obtain the diplomatic passport, police said.

Seven police teams have been deployed in  Kandy , Gampaha and Colombo to search and arrest Sashi Weerawansa  police said.(Indika Ramanayake)
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  • sudu Sunday, 22 February 2015 01:09 AM

    Arrest weerawansa,the big mouth! The third rate doubt he is behind her crime.

    Bubble Banda Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:22 PM

    Take Weerawansa to CID and question him, facts will come out about his wife.

    Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:24 PM

    Its not too late.... if Weerawansa is arrested, then facts will come out.

    lankan Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:27 PM

    Wansa uba tholonchiwela palayang his words in last rally in the President election via DM Android App

    Horri Jimonis Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:25 PM

    No worries for Weerawansa he has six illegal wifes all over SriLanka.

    Sirisena Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:35 PM

    Aiyoooo what men, She must have gone to buy a tin of gel for the hubby, coz now he does not go to apply at Hilton. She may be back at home now.

    zimbi Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:34 PM

    wimal does not know where is wife is?

    Ravi Sene Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:41 PM

    Catch me if you can.

    lankan Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:39 PM

    Modawansage ghani athi mademoolane. Seshells ekkan giyane mahajana mudhalin. Policeyata katti panina evun ehe thamai inne. via DM Android App

    Nims Sunday, 22 February 2015 03:23 AM

    As usual too late to close the stable. Government deliberately gave enough time for her to escape

    Jamis Banda Saturday, 21 February 2015 04:02 PM

    Take Weerawansa to show where the weapons are hidden, facts will come out about his wife.

    Lanka Watch Sunday, 22 February 2015 04:14 AM

    Buffalo - You should call it SRI LANKA COMEDY EXPRESS as her husband challenged the police to arrest her in a public meeting but she bolted and police cannot trace. Police should keep Wimal in custody until the wife is found.

    Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:40 PM

    She would have run away with a wealthy Business man.

    Patriot Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:40 PM

    Wimal, bring your wife to the same stage at Nugegoda and challenge the police now!! :)

    Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:41 PM

    Weerawansa would have arranged another bogus Passport to her. He is a crook who could do anything.

    Horri Jimonis Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:42 PM

    Is she hiding in one of the eight Garment Factories run by Weerawansa?

    Bubble Banda Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:44 PM

    She had lot of illegal connections with leading businessmen. Poor Weerawansa Aiyo.... Aiyo....Aiyo.... Aiyo... Weeray

    Parakrama Saturday, 21 February 2015 04:52 PM

    Wimale, Wimale,Wimale, Wimale, koda thoge Komale ? Rajathuma ekkada or Muzath ekkada panne bloody shame for Hora Dhesha Premiya WimalDhesha Drohiya

    J Palitha Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:45 PM

    Wimal Aiya, Oyage Nona, Kahath Ekkatha Pannala Giyay?

    Nalin Sunday, 22 February 2015 08:05 AM

    Go and check Carlton house via DM Android App

    Waco Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:49 PM

    Put and end to this type of belated action of the Department of Police , our only hope is General Sarath Fonseka.

    Buffalo Citizen Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:49 PM

    Very true. Probably the information would have reached the party which paved the way for the bolt offTYPICAL SRI LANKA COMEDY

    Cheers Saturday, 21 February 2015 05:08 PM

    Present govt is the biggest joke on media and even woman have made their reputation worst when he said CID have not even recorded a statement.

    johan Saturday, 21 February 2015 05:10 PM

    Culprit may be wimal to shashi

    Azee Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:49 PM

    May be CID and Immigration are in the game. via DM Android App

    saman Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:52 PM

    Next we will hear that Duminda De Silva is on the run. What a police? They should be under house arrest atleast till the investigation is over and the police get AG Advise.

    Rdf Saturday, 21 February 2015 05:20 PM

    Oran- hutan???

    Premalal Saturday, 21 February 2015 05:22 PM

    May be she has another passport.

    Andiris Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:53 PM

    We thought that the Police had the practice of taking into custody the spouse until the suspect surrenders via DM Android App

    boris Saturday, 21 February 2015 05:40 PM

    Unbelievable !!! How could this happen ? There was more then enough evidence to impound her 2 passports, even to arrest her ! Dear MS and RW, this is blunder, I am disappointed.

    jayantha Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:03 PM

    Wimalayage හාමිනේ hiding in මාවරමන්ඩියේ with her diplomatic passportand "සිත්තර පත්තරේ". What a class difference.

    de silva Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:05 PM

    What immunity you are talking.She is a normal person like you and me.Do we have immunity.If you caNNOT FIND HER ARREST HER HUSBAND.SHE WILL DEFINITELY COME OUT TO DEPEND HIM OR>?.

    DayaWeerasinghe Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:06 PM

    This is crap.......she just can`t heide....looks like the same old corrupt police !.

    de silva Sunday, 22 February 2015 10:26 AM

    Well said

    Veda-mama Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:11 PM


    Kosala Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:17 PM

    No matter Yahaplana arrest Balu Wansa via DM Android App

    Veda-mama Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:20 PM

    With all this evidence the CID did not arrest her. Now spending so much of money and the man power, looking for her. There is something wrong, somewhere.

    sudu Saturday, 21 February 2015 06:40 PM

    Weerawansa you and your wife are two crooks!you are anxious to bring Mr back so that you can continue to rob .

    Cuckoo Saturday, 21 February 2015 06:49 PM

    Jonah is carrying out MARA contract

    tishan Saturday, 21 February 2015 06:59 PM

    Check in madamulana.

    obsever Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:29 PM

    C -comadyI -individualD -department

    Darmasisri Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:04 PM

    Vow, political revenge may be in return of Nugegoda meeting which jolted many in UNP, Sirisena and so called SLFP. Long live Yahapalanaya.

    roy Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:08 PM

    Now Wimal is trying to create trouble in the country with Gnanasara and co

    Roshan Razak Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:33 PM

    Operation Successful but Patient Dead ₩¥☆♡

    pachaudaya Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:48 AM

    Closing the stables after the horses left. We already knew this. She is out of the island.

    Raja Banda Sunday, 22 February 2015 12:31 PM

    Horri JimDoe s that include your wife too? Otherwise how do you know the number?

    kumar rupersinghe Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:21 PM

    What shashi wants is not the police and not the CID,what she needs is good screw, which weerawansa is unable to give

    AiyoWimal Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:51 AM

    Aiyo Wimal! Hutan?

    s kalpage Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:54 AM

    after leaving room to hide now look for the suspect. what a joke !

    ranjini Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:55 AM

    is police waited till wimale challenged?

    saman Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:41 PM

    has she run away to Basil in US or to Madamulana to MR ?aIYYO wIMALE?FIND ANOTHER WIFE MAKE IT NUMBER 7

    dana Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:50 PM

    yaha palanaya via DM Android App

    Regina Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:03 AM

    Ask Wimale for his Komale. "Wimale Ko Oyage Komale?"

    Susil Saturday, 21 February 2015 07:54 PM

    She must be hiding at Maddemulana with former President MR. That is why Wimal Weerawansa questioned why the arrest of her wife was delaying and challenged that they were awaiting the police : Pleas send a CID team there.

    kan Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:04 AM

    Medicine after death!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    observer Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:56 PM

    Cid meansC -comady I -individual D - Department

    Kolannawa Kolla Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:05 AM

    Jock, What a jock of the year it is, it seems our Police got shame if Wimal wansaya challenge them in a public meeting only. this is ridiculous, this is like a childish act of the police. what they were doing sofar, even after immigration and emigration department confirmed that this lady has got 2 different passport by submitting forged documents. UNP minister were trying to come to a deal???? or what.

    Upul Saturday, 21 February 2015 08:28 PM

    If the police wanted to arrest her they had ample time to do that. This is just a big cover up. This will be the story with with the rest of the crooks of the previous govt. It looks to me as if these politicians are playing a game with the general public.

    tissa Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:05 AM

    trying medamulana via DM Android App

    Justice Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:13 AM

    She should be arrested at once. No immunity should be allowed.

    dracula Saturday, 21 February 2015 08:47 PM

    better arrest all corrupt pople including all kuddas and do your investigation

    Labby Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:16 AM

    The CID is acting like a set of baffoons. They are behaving like a set of jokers, and the Minister in charge of this department should be questioned on their attitude. The public has the right to know what exactly is going on.

    Maya Saturday, 21 February 2015 08:57 PM

    Police trying to arrest him for just two PP.Chances are she might have more than two and left the country with one of them for her hubby to challenge the Police.Take him in and solve it for once !!!

    Waco Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:25 AM

    Police is very forceful and powerful with helpless village people.

    weera Saturday, 21 February 2015 09:08 PM

    Are you joking?? Have you seen her without make up?

    Fassey Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:33 AM

    Police had given her enough time to escape. Utter negligence. In other cases they arrest someone from the house until the suspect surrenders. Same action should be applied here too. Law should be equal to all citizen

    J Palitha Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:11 PM

    Weerawansa has six (06) wifes, this is the first.

    lankaenews Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:13 PM

    (Lanka-e-News- 19.Feb.2015, 11.30PM) Urgent changes are to be effected to the ministerial cabinet after President Maithripalal Sirisena returns to the Island from India after the conclusion of his tour , based on highly placed sources within the government.It is learnt that the President is forced to take this decision because , the present government which made a solemn pledge during the last Presidential elections that it would take stern action against all those corrupt and fraudulent ministers and MPs irrespective of their status or powers is now confronted by protests and allegations from within the government and outside that it has not honored its pledge . Already the faith reposed in the government by the people is somewhat eroded on this account . In the circumstances , the President has taken this decision to effect a cabinet reshuffle.John Amaratunge s ministerial portfolio , which also concerns peace and order that includes the police department is to be given over to another minister . It is strongly believed this arm of the ministry is to be brought under the purview of a ministry that is not under a UNP minister. The Presidential secretariat has decided to probe whether the arrest of Duminda Silva , the UPFA M.P. has hitherto been obstructed because of the intervention and instructions of John Amaratunge.Duminda Silva is right now facing charges under the money%

    Nursery Teacher Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:37 AM

    We have lost hope in all - Who ever who comes to Power only the poor and the middle class are harassed even for a small mistake.Is this life - The best for our Children to become Politicians from Nursery or Become Spouse of Politician - No Need to Do exams.

    iemerald Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:40 AM


    Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:15 PM

    You mean Wimals right hand Muzamil?

    kamal Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:41 AM

    She was not Wimal for long, he is angry with her always that is why he wanted police to arrest her. If you question Wimal, he will find her for you.

    Ram Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:42 AM

    Wimal wanted her to b arrested to b rid of her. via DM Android App

    CITIZEN Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:45 AM

    Wonder whether she is hiding at Medamulana? That may be why Wimaley was challenging to arrest her. He is only confirming that he knows only to shout but NO SUBSTANCE!

    Nish Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:18 PM

    Yahapalanaya is going after the spouses of your rivals

    surasena Saturday, 21 February 2015 09:46 PM

    Might have used the third one and fled the country

    Tilak Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:20 PM

    Take THUNMULLE WIMALE into custody and question him of her whereabouts.

    nimal Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:21 PM

    Wimal has too many girl friends.. thus he is happy to see her wife away...

    ed Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:23 PM


    mohamed Saturday, 21 February 2015 09:50 PM

    may be wimala is not enough to her thats why she run with another

    renu Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:29 PM

    The big talk Weerawansa must be living with another or may be she is at Rajapakse,s place, She is quite familiar with that place.Question Weerawansa with regards to her in Parliament

    Sonali De Silva Saturday, 21 February 2015 02:31 PM

    " Wimal Weerawansa questioned why the arrest of her wife was delaying and challenged that they were awaiting the police". What an insult to the CID and police. He is taunting them even though he is not in power. The new govt should hang their head in shame to let this modaya make a fool of the law

    Kapila Senaratne Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:21 PM

    Hi Wimal ! Running away from the law will automatically make you guilty.Hire a good lawyer. Sought out the matter bro.

    Mason Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:57 AM

    Is this a case of bolting the stable door after the horse has escaped or bolting the door after having let the horse escape. After all it is quite sometime since it was aware that she had false passport. Why was she not immediately taken into custody ?!

    Wijaya Prince Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:26 PM

    Check "Mada Mulana" of MR

    gobbaya Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:58 AM

    wonder on whose side the minister in charge is MY3 MR RWPathetic...deserve another no confidence motion on top of the one already tabled..... via DM Android App

    Be Fair Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:02 PM

    Cant believe that Wimale has a mouth like this with a beautiful wife like Shashi..

    Freebird Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:46 PM

    Wimal will be very happy if she arrested that is why he is asking the police via DM Android App

    Draconian Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:10 PM

    This is such a ridiculous situation. Isnt the Police and the Govt embarassed. They give this lady and the other crooks so much time that they can escape and even be challenged in public meetings. Shame on all of you really.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:11 PM

    Aiyo Weerawansa where did you hide your first wife?

    TONY Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:13 PM


    Horri Jimonis Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:15 PM

    Our Police Officers will surely arrest her within this week.

    Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:16 PM

    hand-over the matter to Kaduwela Mayor Hon. Budhadasa, he will get her with in 3 days.

    gobbaya Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:14 PM

    inspector Jack Clouseau wll do a better job.... via DM Android App

    J Palitha Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:17 PM

    If you arrest Weerawansa first, you can get the hide out of his 1st wife.

    Vijith Pieterz Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:19 PM

    Arrest Weerawansa first.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:20 PM

    She has some properties at Kurunegala. Just a tip - try out.

    dass Sunday, 22 February 2015 12:19 AM

    May be she is hiding in Seegiriya where Wimale has never been to.

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