State minister, female politician among list of cash recipients

4 June 2018 09:02 am - 25     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The name of a prominent state minister and a leading female politician from Colombo have surfaced in the list of politicians who had reportedly received money from PTL chief Arjun Aloysius.

The Criminal Investigation Department have come up with these names after having checked numerous bank accounts and related documents in their custody.

More details of this state minister, presently said to be maintaining a close relationship with the leaders of the joint opposition, are expected to unravel in the courts proceedings to follow into the Central Bank bond scam.

The investigators have also recorded several statements from the private staff of the female Colombo politician regarding encashment of cheques for amounts yet unknown.

  Comments - 25

  • BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 04 June 2018 09:10 AM

    If one needs to see women accepting bribes, visit the SLPA pass office and secretly watch how cash is slipped in thru the papers by clearing agents and the women staff beautifully slip it into their drawers.

    DRAWERS ! Monday, 04 June 2018 12:14 PM

    " the women staff beautifully slip it into their drawers." --due you mean - the dated humorous meaning as knickers or underpants !

    Sun Monday, 04 June 2018 01:35 PM

    Not surprised. Common all over the country.

    cheers Monday, 04 June 2018 09:13 AM

    What a shame

    SAMAN Monday, 04 June 2018 09:26 AM

    Yahapaalaya is overflowing now in SL.

    Sun Monday, 04 June 2018 01:37 PM

    This is not Yahapaalayana its a tradition from top to bottom from 1956 onwards.

    abc Monday, 04 June 2018 09:27 AM

    "female politician" not a minister?

    Mevan Monday, 04 June 2018 10:05 AM

    Is it a former actress now out of parliament.

    Haramanis Monday, 04 June 2018 12:31 PM

    Mayoress? Hope not.

    banda Monday, 04 June 2018 12:43 PM

    Former Mrs Sri Lanka

    Yeti Monday, 04 June 2018 10:04 AM

    Apitath kiyannako anney, podd kiyanko anney!!!

    Unchikun Monday, 04 June 2018 10:08 AM

    The lady, any connection t sewage.

    Citizen Perera Monday, 04 June 2018 11:40 AM

    To me this is the most beautiful country in the world ( geographically)...unfortunately since independence roughs have entered into politics and started to deteriorate the discipline and economy.

    Haramanis Monday, 04 June 2018 11:54 AM

    Is this story smelling of roses??

    Gamaya Monday, 04 June 2018 12:33 PM

    Getting closer are we ? But real roses dont smell!

    BUSHEL Monday, 04 June 2018 12:33 PM


    Ceylon Monday, 04 June 2018 12:16 PM

    Baila talks.where is punishment for dayasiri???.he allready admited he got one million bribe.

    kumar Monday, 04 June 2018 12:59 PM

    Ask his master who is busy commenting on others

    Trio Monday, 04 June 2018 01:06 PM

    Take the hint.... "having close allies with the joint operation" may be one of the sixteen who jumped off

    SL Monday, 04 June 2018 05:49 PM

    As far as I know this is the babana chap who wrote a book whitewashing the bond scam in the first place.

    Dhammika Monday, 04 June 2018 03:19 PM

    NAMEs Please ? .

    Monica Monday, 04 June 2018 04:13 PM

    Thinking out loud...may be he needed the money for printing the books!

    Harini Monday, 04 June 2018 06:05 PM

    Is a female politician taking a bribe somehow worse than a male politician taking one? Anyway, good to see the government imploding from the inside. Not a long wait from now.

    Lesley Jayaweera Monday, 04 June 2018 07:37 PM

    Female politician must have received money for her service. She must have done so well to Alosious.

    Wise Donkey Tuesday, 05 June 2018 05:53 PM

    If they have distributed this money to poor people they will be called philanthropists like Bill Gates but money wen to the wrong people the corrupt lot.

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