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18 February 2012 08:25 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


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)

  Comments - 3

  • Leslie Saturday, 18 February 2012 01:31 PM

    Land frauds are on the increase. The government appears unconcerned. Where do the people turn to for remedy.

    Roy Rogers Saturday, 18 February 2012 05:00 PM

    The suspect has similar pending cases in three other city courts, so he is out in bail freely to carry out the same over and over. Very Good judiciary system.

    gajan99 Sunday, 19 February 2012 12:00 AM

    I would like to change my name in marriage certificate to some one else 's. name.

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