Bathiudeen arrested from Dehiwala

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MP Rishad Bathiudeen has been arrested by the CID from an apartment at Ebenezer Place, Dehiwala this morning, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

Earlier, the Attorney General directed the Acting IGP to arrest MP Bathiudeen and produce him before courts for Criminal Misappropriation of Public Funds and Violation of Election Laws in 2019.

Accordingly, six CID teams were deployed to arrest him.

Lawyers of MP Bathiudeen has filed a writ application at the Court of Appeal seeking an order to prevent his arrest.

Meanwhile, police is reported to have arrested a doctor and his wife for allowing former minister to hide in their apartment.

 

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  • G. Lokubandara Monday, 19 October 2020 08:33 AM

    He is the 3rd richest in Sri Lanka now. All looted easy money.

    Leslie Dissanayake Monday, 19 October 2020 08:38 AM

    If remanded today some times today he will bail out, otherwise for one night he will be provided a AC room with all comforts in the remand for sure.

    joshua Monday, 19 October 2020 08:52 AM

    please state when he will be released also.... as politicians get arrested to be released.

    FF Monday, 19 October 2020 08:58 AM

    HOORAY! AT LAST. NEXT BAILED OUT

    Waco Monday, 19 October 2020 09:03 AM

    Who was hiding / keeping him? Legal action must be taken against that person.

    Michael Ranasinghe Monday, 19 October 2020 09:32 AM

    The drama continues.. and the gullible and naive masses are entertained ..

    BE FAIR Monday, 19 October 2020 09:38 AM

    CID Teams were mislead that they searched out of Colombo and not in the backyard

    Ticklish Monday, 19 October 2020 09:55 AM

    People in the country don't know whether everything is being manipulated by remote control?

    Safran Monday, 19 October 2020 10:21 AM

    Hope now 69 lak voters are happy and got the return for what they have voted…

    asraf Monday, 19 October 2020 10:44 AM

    many farms in mannar, vavuniya in others name to avoid problems.

    Herman Perera Monday, 19 October 2020 11:08 AM

    When Politicians

    Rashid Monday, 19 October 2020 11:15 AM

    Let’s not forget all his connections to the Easter attacks! That alone should’ve removed him from office!

    vince Monday, 19 October 2020 12:23 PM

    He will fall ill now and will be hospitalised like many others before. WHAT A JOKE. tHE LAUGHING STOCK OF THE UNIVERSE.

    G Das Monday, 19 October 2020 12:45 PM

    And do the unsuspecting public know why he is being arrested? While all have now forgotten the release of the brother!

    Kumara Monday, 19 October 2020 12:50 PM

    Where is the money and jewellery from the North in 2009?Who got control over it?

    Bon Bon Monday, 19 October 2020 02:10 PM

    For sure he will feel sick and ask for transfer to Prison Hospital.

    FF Monday, 19 October 2020 03:32 PM

    THEY ARE ALSO ARRESTING INNOCENT DOC AND HIS WIFE ALSO???? WHAT LAW IS IT

    Anuk Perera Monday, 19 October 2020 04:02 PM

    Please contact Walgamba Sampayo for expert advice

    saman Monday, 19 October 2020 04:36 PM

    flush him out!

    Kal Cader Monday, 19 October 2020 05:02 PM

    Good Luck to Sri Lankan Politics!

    MN Monday, 19 October 2020 05:03 PM

    Thing Bathiudeen should understand is,under GR's guidance,local sleuths ,arrested LTTE leader hiding in Malaysia


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