A suspect produced in court on February 17 for allegedly selling 74 perch land belonging to an acting magistrate for Rs.10 million on a fraudulently prepared deed has been re-remanded till February 22 by the Kandy acting additional magistrate Mahinda Liyanage
The remanded suspect was Vijira Buddika Ranathunga a resident of Nawayalatanna
The prosecutor OIC of special crime investigation division of Kandy IP Lalith Samaranayaka submitted in court that there were similar cases against the suspect in the Matale, Gangodawila and Kandy courts and investigations are continuing regarding these cases.
The case has been filed against the suspect following a complaint made by an Acting Magistrate of the Mt Lavinia court.
Further investigations are continuing into this case. (J.A.L.Jayasingha)