Shaddick told me that Gammanpila had allegedly alienated shares through a fake Power of Attorney - Witness | Daily News
Alleged financial misappropriation case :

Shaddick told me that Gammanpila had allegedly alienated shares through a fake Power of Attorney - Witness

Businessman Lasitha Perera, a witness in the alleged financial misappropriation case filed against Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader MP Udaya Gammanpila yesterday informed Court that Australian businessman Brian Shaddick had told him, that Gammanpila had allegedly alienated the shares which he had invested in Pan Asia Bank through a fake Power of Attorney.

The witness was testifying before Colombo High Court Judge Judge R. Gurusinghe.

The witness further informed Court that he took measures to lodge a complaint with Police on the instructions of Brian Shadick against the alienation of shares.

Accordingly, the case filed against Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader MP Udaya Gammanpila for allegedly misappropriating Rs. 20 million following his alleged fraudulent share transaction was yesterday fixed for further trial on July 24 by Colombo High Court.

The Attorney General (AG) alleged that MP Udaya Gammanpila has misappropriated Rs. 20 million when selling the shares of Digital Nominees to businessman Dhammika Perera.

The AG further charged that the alleged business transaction had taken place using a fraudulent power of attorney to sell the shares belonging to Australian businessman Brian Shaddick. The AG has listed 20 persons as witnesses in the case and named 16 documents as production items of the case. MP Gammanpila was arrested in this regard on June 18, 2016. He is currently out on bail. Deputy Solicitor General Dilan Ratnayake appeared for the Attorney General. President’s Counsel Shavindra Fernando with Jayantha Weerasinghe PC appeared for MP Gammanpila.

 


 

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