Jaliya Wickramasuriya arrested by FCID

Jaliya Wickramasuriya

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the USA, Jaliya Wickramasuriya was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) last night over a financial fraud, Police said.

He was alleged to have defrauded more than US$ 33,000 in purchasing a building for the Sri Lankan Embassy in USA.

He was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on his return from USA.

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