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EC to probe all parties on citizenship

the Elections Commission said it had decided to call for details regarding the citizenship status of office bearers of all other political parties in the country.

The Commission met on October 19 to discuss the matter. Mr. Munsinghe is now in remand prison after being accused of money laundering he had allegedly committed as the Chairman of Litro Gas Company.

Later, it was found that he was a foreign national though held the Chairmanship of a political party that even fielded President Maithripala Sirisena as the Presidential Candidate at the 2015 Election under its Swan symbol.

The Elections Commission discussed this issue at length last Thursday.

Afterwards, it decided to seek the details related to the citizenship status of office bearers of all the registered political parties of Sri Lanka.

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