Kapila Chandrasena, wife arrested

6 February 2020 10:28 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former SriLankan Airlines CEO Kapila Chandrasena and his wife were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) a short while ago after they surrendered to the CID, police said.

Police Spokesman said they had surrendered to the CID with their lawyers and they would be produced before court.  

Attorney General Dappula De Livera earlier directed the CID Director to obtain a warrant, arrest and produce former CEO of SriLankan Airlines and his wife Priyanka Niyomali Wijenayaka in the court.



  Comments - 11

  • joshua Thursday, 06 February 2020 10:56 AM

    Please let us know the date of them being granted bail

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 06 February 2020 11:10 AM

    If this is so, how come the buffoon who constructed Mattala Airport is free and even made the PM and has the audacity to state "thang saperde?".

    Anmanpan Thursday, 06 February 2020 11:28 AM

    Now get the fellow to spill the beans.

    Sampath Thursday, 06 February 2020 11:43 AM

    7/11 to arresting scapegoats. Shiranthi’s brother roaming free. What a country, halnesso end up getting fried, big fish rule. Nature ... citizens

    Yerdua Rebrab Thursday, 06 February 2020 01:48 PM

    Trying to lock the stable doors after the horses have bolted.

    Nimal Thursday, 06 February 2020 02:08 PM

    We have never seen such a hurry to apprehend rogues like this on other rogues. Why?

    C.K.Lankaputhra Thursday, 06 February 2020 02:14 PM

    They will be bailed out in a jiffy.

    Kangaroo Crook Thursday, 06 February 2020 02:39 PM

    What was this Australian couple doing in SL after they made the illigal money . Thought they were enjoying on the Sunny Sydney beach but then when the regime changed their minds would have changed as well to drop by to make another quick buck in millions .

    Ups Thursday, 06 February 2020 02:46 PM

    These rich and mighty rogues will go to prison cell or to hospital,

    Ranjith Thursday, 06 February 2020 02:53 PM

    wow wonder for how many days arrested and in the custody of president house

    Ram Thursday, 06 February 2020 03:52 PM

    Good part of the commission/bribe would have gone to the big guns. They will not expose them. There must be some understanding for them to surrender

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