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The Colombo Fort Magistrate today rejected a request made by former ambassador Udayanga Weeratunga to recall the Interpol warrant issued for his arrest and to cancel an order issued by the Magistrate to the Immigration and Emigration Department to cancel his two passports in respect to the ongoing inquiry into the controversial MiG aircraft transaction.

Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayratna earlier issued an arrest warrant to the Interpol for the arrest of Mr. Weeratunge.

She also ordered the Immigration and Emigration Department to cancel Mr. Weeratunga’s diplomatic and ordinary passports. (By T. Farook Thajudeen)

  Comments - 6

  • Bala Monday, 21 August 2017 08:23 PM

    What cheek to ask that his diplomatic passport be made operative. Surely the Magistrate should have reprimanded the lawyer for asking that which is not due to him.

    Sri Lankans Tuesday, 22 August 2017 08:42 AM

    Weerathunga will turn any or all his cheeks to keep the billions he has!!

    Nuwan Monday, 21 August 2017 09:04 PM

    Well done madam.

    ceylon Monday, 21 August 2017 09:27 PM

    this corrupt government issued new passport for him last year while he was under arrest orders.sirisena ranil corruptions now revealing.seems rajapaksa billions now changing hands visibly. via DM Android App

    saman Monday, 21 August 2017 09:30 PM

    Arrest him and handover him to the CID. Then he will reveal more secrets which will lead to arrest other culprits.

    ceylon Monday, 21 August 2017 09:57 PM

    srilanka has traitors more than in any other country.look at who steal.not foreigners come to steal.all theives are srilankans.labourers to presidents. via DM Android App

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