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AG 's Dept. makes vital breakthrough in Bond probe

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After listening to several phone conversations taken place between Arjun Aloysius (PTL owner) and Kasun Palisena (PTL CEO), which were previously deleted and missing from PTL's recording system, Attorney General's Department officials late last night have uncovered the vital information about what took place during the controversial February 27, 2015 bond issue and thereafter, sources close to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Bond issue told the Daily Mirror yesterday.

According to the sources, these conversations were about how to deal at an auction and how PTL had received inside information.

The contents of these phone conversations between Aloysius and Palisena will be placed before the Commission tomorrow (Wednesday 6) during the cross-examination of Kasun Palisena by the AG, sources also said.

Nuwan Salgado, the chief dealer yesterday submitted the original back up voice recordings to the Commission and thereby, the Attorney General's Officials had started listening to those missing conversations by yesterday evening.

Earlier, the PTL had provided voice recordings stored in its phone recording system but some conversations were found to have missing.

However, in recent testimonies, PTL IT executive, Sachith Devathantri and Chief Dealer of PTL Nuwan Salgado admitted that they had deleted voice recordings on the instructions of Kasun Palisena.(By Shehan Chamika Silva)

  Comments - 25

  • ceylon Tuesday, 05 September 2017 09:21 AM

    bond case happened 2 years ago.rajapaksa roberies started 13 years department counting from last .dont do these jokes. via DM Android App

    BUSHEL Tuesday, 05 September 2017 10:14 AM


    Sri Lankan Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:35 AM

    Be happy when at least one commission is carrying out it's duties fearlessly. What matters is not the order of investigations but the action of starting inverstigations and finishing them by putting these corrupted scumbags on trial, despite their political party.

    Sharon Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:44 AM

    Yaaa. Therefore stop the probe??

    Ruwan Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:41 PM

    We should get hold of the rogue inside the house and go for the rest later. And the enormous sums involved

    Jagath Tuesday, 05 September 2017 09:48 AM

    Ha, ha, haaaaaa. End of mr clean and his friend's road?

    jan Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:11 PM

    On a positive note, the investigation is taking place with no noticeable external influences.

    varunadhar Tuesday, 05 September 2017 06:10 PM

    Very correct jan. Would this have been possible under the previous regime? We need to appreciate the relative freedom given to these bodies by the present regime.

    Hemaka Tuesday, 05 September 2017 10:01 AM

    The trail is leading us to the source. Keep up the good work and bring out the real master minds behind the scenes. Good luck to the AG and all the other Good people who work tirelessly to reveal this very important scandle .

    Rasputin Tuesday, 05 September 2017 10:39 AM

    I voted for the UNP and for regime change. I am very disappointed that RW has hanged the expectations and aspirations of the Sri Lankan public for just one man called Arujuna Mahendran.

    Asanka Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:28 AM

    These guys are very inefficient that they cannot do the theft without getting caught. For that , MARA

    Kadiya Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:31 AM

    Coincidentally after Rajapaksa's exit things are moving faster!

    sathees Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:44 PM

    no, noo. after MS pisst off!

    Wijaya Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:43 AM

    Welldone AG department and Presidential committee.. The whole country appriciate your brave efforts. Bring us the stolen bond millions back !

    Sharon Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:26 PM

    This is to the government. Please protect the lives of AGs officials and judges. We remember 88/89

    Anwer Wednesday, 06 September 2017 01:47 PM

    yes yes also former CJ S. Bandaranayake.

    cheers Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:46 PM

    Who is behind this major bank robbery and where is punishment and where is the law for the robbers. Ranil, Ravi and Mahendra is set free

    ssivarajah Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:48 PM

    The fraud or whatever it is did not involve foreign exchange it looks like . And the other interesting fact is that even Income Tax on the profits has been paid. This is a different kind of a transaction. Some smart people exploiting the system for profit.Certainly the Central Bank dropped the ball on this transaction as the Governor Himself found his way to the auction floor out of anxiety

    sharp Eye Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:59 PM

    Mr Nuwan Salgado is a smart guy and he had kept back up of all "to be deleted". wise thinking. probably done for his defence, in case . it happened as he rightly predicted. please hire this guy, he is assest to a any high profile genuine company.

    Brainmaster Tuesday, 05 September 2017 01:03 PM

    James Bond 007 is now investigating the bond scam.... via DM Android App

    gerard Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:34 PM

    Hahaha....well the bond scam will be probed to a finish but they cannot probe MARA cases,,AG dept too some white van may surface from some where.....and they will be this is why the huge frauds are not probed....fright....

    Alexander Tuesday, 05 September 2017 06:05 PM

    Very Good. The same speed and attention must be given to the Thajudeen case and the unjust enrichment of the Mahinda regime.

    Dhammika Wednesday, 06 September 2017 09:01 AM

    JAMES BOND 007.

    One Wednesday, 06 September 2017 01:42 PM

    If not for M3 nothing would have happened and as usual people would have to be listening to cock and bull stories.So people now know its only the Bondgate and so far rest of the cases are all GROBR

    Peter Friday, 08 September 2017 06:50 PM

    It is a damn shame the President of the last regine and his ministers, high officials are corrupt and have not paid their crimes. The current government, ministers and officials are in the same boat. How can ever the country grow and prospers when these crimminals are not thrown to jail.When you bribe any official you have to pay for the crime and the person who initiated the crime must be held for the crime too.When is the Supreme Court going to step in and administer justice in the country. The country is going to the dogs very fast sadly.

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