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Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

JVP’s Asoka Ranwala granted bail

JVP Western Provincial Council member Asoka Ranwala, who was arrested and remanded over the incident at the Sapugaskanda police station, has been released on bail. He was arrested on January 04 over charges of allegedly threatening the Sapusgaskanda Crimes OIC. However, the Councilor alleged that he was assaulted by the …

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BC commences preliminary steps on bond report

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption says that the preliminary steps with regard to implementing the recommendations of the Bond Commission report. A copy of the report has been received by the Bribery Commission, according to a spokesman. He said that the commission’s investigative officers will carry …

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COPE to summon CB and Finance Ministry officials

The Committee on Public Enterprises  (COPE) is to summon officials of the Central Bank and Finance Ministry after the Parliament debate on the bond commission takes place, Parliamentary sources said yesterday. They said the objective of summoning them is to get a feed back on the steps taken by the …

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AG says President Sirisena’s term is 6 years

Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya yesterday contended that incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena can continue his term of office as President for 6 years. The Attorney General appearing with Additional Solicitor General Murdu Fernando and Deputy Solicitor General Nerin Pulle submitted that the incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena has sought the opinion of …

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Wimal served indictments over Rs 75 million in earnings

Indictments were served today on National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa over the alleged unlawful earnings of money and assets estimated to be worth around Rs 75 million when he was serving as a minister in the former government. The Colombo High Court served the indictments when the case …

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