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Colombo Fort Magistrate Issues Arrest Warrant for Former Sri Lankan Airlines Chief Executive Officer Kapila Chandrasena and wife Priyanka Niyomali Wijenayaka in Connection with the Airbus $ 2 Million Dollar Bribe Allegation

By

Shehan Chamika Silva

An arrest warrant was issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordering the CID to arrest SriLankan Airlines former CEO Kapila Chandrasena and wife Priyanka Vijenayake over the Airbus deal in 2013.

Earlier today, Attorney General Dappula De Livera directed the CID Director to obtain a warrant, arrest and produce former CEO Chandrasena and wife in the court.

Arrest ex- SriLankan CEO Kapila Chandrasena, wife over Air Bus deal: Attorney -General

Attorney General Dappula De Livera has directed the CID Director to obtain a warrant, arrest and produce former CEO of SriLankan Airlines Kapila Chandrasena and his wife Priyanka Niyomali Wijenayaka in the court.

AG’s Coordinating Officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said the AG instructed to arrest them as suspects on charges of money laundering in the controversial air bus deal of SriLankan Airlines in 2013.

The AG has also directed CID to forward the investigative extracts to the Bribery Commission Director General in order to consider charges against Chandrasena over the air bus deal.

Courtesy:Daily Mirror