Colombo Chief Magistrate today ordered five banks to provide details of five accounts belonging to several persons and establishments to the CID, to carry out investigations against former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage for alleged abuse of government funds.
The CID filing a report before the Court submitted that they are conducting investigations on a complaint made by the movement called Voice against Corruption to the CID over the abuse of public funds by former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.
The detectives said their investigations had revealed that the Mr.Aluthgamage had built a house at Rajagiriya and had abused public money.
The CID said they had recorded statements from witnesses and were conducting further investigations on it.
They requested the Magistrate to permit them to get details of the five accounts from the five banks. (T. Farook Thajudeen)