Day: March 25, 2019

Geoffrey Aloysius and others remanded

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank Sri Lanka P. Samarasiri, Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Chairman Geoffrey Aloysius and three directors of PTL were remanded till April 5 by Colombo Chief Magistrate.

Perpetual Treasuries Chairman Geoffrey Aloysius arrested

Geoffrey Aloysius, the Chairman of the Perpetual Treasuries Ltd. has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department in connection with the Central bank Bond scam.

Tissa Attanayake case ends on settlement

The defence and the prosecution in the case filed against former Parliamentarian Tissa Attanayake, for forging the signatures of the then-common candidate Maithripala Sirisena and Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickresminghe, have agreed to conclude judicial proceedings amicably.

UNP Working committee to decide the next Presidential candidate

Minister Gayantha Karunatileka says the working committee and the parliamentary group will decide on the next United National Party Presidential candidate.

Four including former CBSL Deputy Governor arrested over bond scam

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank P. Samarasiri and three Directors of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) have been arrested over the bond scam, the police spokesperson said.

Sri Lanka opens work on $3.85 billion refinery near strategic port

Sri Lanka began construction Sunday of a nearly $4 billion oil refinery it hopes will revive foreign interest in its shipping facilities after Beijing’s takeover of a nearby port spooked international investors.