MP Rishad Bathiudeen remanded

MP Rishad Bathiudeen remanded

MP Rishad Bathiudeen remanded

MP Rishad Bathiudeen was remanded until 27 October by the Fort Magistrate’s Court today (19).

Accordingly, the parliamentarian will be held under remand custody until October 27. Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, the director of the project Mohamed Yaseen Samsudeen and the project accountant Alagarathnam Manoranjan are accused of violating Article 82(1) of Presidential Elections Act, No. 15 of 1981 by misappropriating public funds to the tune of Rs. 9.5 million.

They have allegedly misused 222 buses belonging to the state owned Sri lanka Transport Board for transporting Internally displaced persons from Puttalam to polling stations in Silavathurai, Mannar during the 2019 Presidential Election.

The Criminal Investigation Department , upon the direction of the Attorney General, had sought the Colombo Fort Magistrate to issue a warrant to arrest MP Rishad Bathiudeen and the other two suspects on charges of criminal misappropriation of public funds and violation of election laws.

The Criminal Investigation Department arrested MP Bathiudeen this morning (19) while hiding at an apartment complex on the Ebenezer Road, Dehiwala.

Meanwhile, the six suspects including a lady doctor arrested for aiding and abetting MP Rishad Bathiudeen also remanded until 27 October.

See more articles – https://21newslk.com/2020/10/19/mp-rishad-bathiudeen-arrested/

” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

 

MP Rishad Bathiudeen remanded

MP Rishad Bathiudeen was remanded until 27 October by the Fort Magistrate’s Court today (19).

Accordingly, the parliamentarian will be held under remand custody until October 27. Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, the director of the project Mohamed Yaseen Samsudeen and the project accountant Alagarathnam Manoranjan are accused of violating Article 82(1) of Presidential Elections Act, No. 15 of 1981 by misappropriating public funds to the tune of Rs. 9.5 million.

They have allegedly misused 222 buses belonging to the state-owned Sri Lanka Transport Board for transporting Internally displaced persons from Puttalam to polling stations in Silavathurai, Mannar during the 2019 Presidential Election.

The Criminal Investigation Department , upon the direction of the Attorney General, had sought the Colombo Fort Magistrate to issue a warrant to arrest MP Rishad Bathiudeen and the other two suspects on charges of criminal misappropriation of public funds and violation of election laws.

The Criminal Investigation Department arrested MP Bathiudeen this morning (19) while hiding at an apartment complex on the Ebenezer Road, Dehiwala.

Meanwhile, the six suspects including a lady doctor arrested for aiding and abetting MP Rishad Bathiudeen also remanded until 27 October.

See more articles – https://21newslk.com/2020/10/19/president-gotabaya-congratulates-new-zealand-pm/

” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

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