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Wimal’s travel ban lifted

Colombo Fort Magistrate Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday lifted the travel ban imposed on National Freedom Front leader MP Wimal Weerawansa in the case concerning the misuse of state vehicles when he was a minister.

The Magistrate made this order after considering the request made by the defence counsel.

The Magistrate also sent a reminder to the Attorney General directing him to expedite legal advice regarding MP Wimal Weerawansa for allegedly misusing 40 vehicles belonging to the State Engineering Corporation (SEC) while functioning as the Housing, Construction and Engineering Services Minister, incurring a loss of Rs. 91 million to the government.

The FCID alleged that MP Weerawansa had given these state vehicles for the use of his close relatives and private staff members without Treasury approval, between 2010 and 2015.

The FCID had filed a ‘B’ report in court against Weerawansa alleging that he misused 40 vehicles while functioning as the Housing, Construction and Engineering Services Minister, incurring a loss of Rs. 91 million to the state.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for September 30. 

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Travel ban on Wimal Weerawansa lifted - (12:29)

The Colombo Fort Magistrate Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today lifted the travel ban imposed on MP Wimal Weerawansa over the vehicle misusing case.

The Magistrate made this order after considering the request made by defense counsel.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for September 30.

The Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake also sent a reminder to the Attorney General directing him to expedite legal advice regarding National Freedom Front leader MP Wimal Weerawansa for allegedly misusing 40 vehicles belonging to the State Engineering Corporation (SEC) while functioning as the Housing, Construction and Engineering Services Minister incurring a loss of Rs. 91 million to the government.


 

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