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Shashi Weerawansa's Passport, NICs not gone missing: CMC

31 May 2017 05:34 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara today confirmed that the case productions (passport and National identity cards), relating to the inquiry conducted against Sashi Weerawansa over allegedly obtaining a forged passport submitting fraudulent details, had not gone missing but were in the possession of Court Production Officer.

Reprimanding the CID, Chief Magistrate explained that the CID officer had recklessly requested court productions of case from the Chief Registrar but at the time the case productions were with the case production officer of Chief Magistrate’s Court Complex.

The Magistrate ascertained that due to the irresponsibility and not following procedural aspects properly before complaining such allegation the CID officer had defamed the court staff setting false news to the Media.

The Chief Magistrate further observed that disclosure of such false information in open court could lead general public to lose the faith on independence of the judiciary. (Shehan Chamika Silva and Yoshitha Perera)

  Comments - 11

  • Manuel Benjamin Thursday, 01 June 2017 04:08 AM

    How long that this couple are going to cheat the world, one fine day the truth will come out.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Thursday, 01 June 2017 04:11 AM

    This is a hide and seek game by Weerawansa as he has catches in the courts.

    German Jacob Thursday, 01 June 2017 04:12 AM

    Weerawansa can play any games with his looted money in millions.

    ravin Thursday, 01 June 2017 06:03 AM

    Lost?misplaced? found? Anyway now the question is authenticity of the original production and now found items?

    asela Thursday, 01 June 2017 06:56 AM

    we have already lost faith in the judiciary via DM Android App

    karthik Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:09 PM

    Thank God they are there now.Otherwise people will find fault with Wimal Sahodaraya.

    Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:13 PM

    Is that so? Marvelous.

    RTD2 Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:19 PM

    Thank God!!!!!!!

    Nostradamus Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:32 PM

    Should we believe that Why did you take such a long time to find the documents or to rectify the given misinformation Somehow fishy via DM Android App

    Rasheed Thursday, 01 June 2017 11:07 AM

    Exactly, hope that the Passport and NIC replaced by another.

    ananda Thursday, 01 June 2017 05:34 PM

    Court has already defamed itself for dragging the case for such a long time with all the evidence available without imposing a jail term. via DM Android App


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