Former Directors of ETI and Swarnamahal Jewellers (Pvt) Ltd. who were arrested yesterday in connection with Money Laundering were ordered to be remanded till March 30 by Colombo Fort Magistrate.
When the case was taken up before Colombo Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage, Senior Deputy Solicitor General (SDIG) Haripriya Jayasundara said that charges have been filed against the suspects under Finance Business Act and Money Laundering Act.
"The fresh, proper inquiry has commenced now by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) because the origin of the money had came to these instructions from an unauthorized avenues," SDIG Jayasundara said.
Jeevaka Edirisinghe, Nalaka Edirisinghe, Asanka Edirisinghe and Anjali Edirisinghe were arrested on the instructions of the Attorney General on March 16. (Yoshitha Perera)