Sri Lanka police announce Rs one million reward for info on Fonseka kin
Sri Lankan police has announced a Rs one million reward for information on Danuna Tillekaratne, the son-in-law of detained ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka, over alleged profits made by his firm from illegal defence deals.
The reward was announced weeks after Sri Lankan authorities asked Interpol to help them unearth details of Tillekaratne’s foreign bank accounts.Tillekaratne was the President of Hicorp International and the arms deal contracts were awarded to the firm during the last phase of the war with LTTE when Fonseka was the army chief.
The company allegedly secured the contracts despite being the highest bidder and made profits from the deals.After issuing a warrant for arrest of Tillekaratne in February, Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne re-issued the same earlier this month.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had told the court that information had been received that he was still in Sri Lanka. This was revealed at a hearing on March 17 when the Hicorp case was taken up in the Magistrate’s Court.
The CID claimed that Tillekaratne was trying to mislead authorities by using a roaming mobile phone connection to give an impression that he was abroad.The notice issued by the court against Tillekaratne said that providing shelter to a suspect on warrant is punishable with imprisonment under the Penal Code.
“Any information regarding Danuna (Tillekaratne) should be passed on to the Criminal Investigation Department,” it said.On February 10, Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne turned down the anticipatory bail application filed on behalf of Tillekaratne.
In early March, the Sri Lankan police was directed to seek Interpol’s help to find out about Tillakaratne’s foreign bank accounts.
The order came as the CID recovered USD 527,000 and Sri Lankan Rs 15 million from four vaults of a local private bank belonging to Asoka Tillekeratne, mother of Danuna Tillekeratne. Authorities have reportedly not been informed of the origin of the funds.
The agency told the court that it was investigating 17 bank accounts at present.
News Source: Deccan Herald
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HOW ACTING HANSAYA SON IN LAW, OUR PEOPLES GAVE GOOD VOTES FOR MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA.
Mee Photo eka mans Somawansage Rajagiriye Brothel eke ringagena innakota gatha ekakda??
Ane playan smanalya yanna…
MUNGE FAMILY EKAANE JANADIPATI WENNA HEDUWE, APE RATE MAHA JANAYA WASANAWANTAI, MAHINDA SIRWA WON KARA GATTATA.
Ape rate Monatharam Duppath minissu innawada ?Eda weela pirimahaganne monatharam ammaruwenda? In directly This cheaters are eating that poor peoples money? Athi Garu Janaadhi Pathi Thumani !! Karunakara Mee horunta Nisi daduwam Laba Dena men Api Ape Rata Wenuwen Oba Thumagen Itha Karunawen Illa Sitinawa.
Definitely this person must be arrested if he has done a illegal thing…But do not forget that under this government, a mum has thrown his baby to a river because of poverty…Bribery and corruptions are every where!!!! Everybody has dirty on their hands..Since they are in power you people cannot see it…once they lose it one day all comes into play…See what has happened to our Madame Chandrika…Everybody got to know the truth when she lost her power…Same thing would happen to MR as well…Because EVERY ACTION HAS A REACTION!!!!! The difference between MR and CBK is that MR is doing some work to country while letting to do the corruptions..But CBK has not done anything to the country while letting others to do corruption…..
SAD to see all of above people commented on one thing while wearing BLUE COLOUR glasses…If you do so, our younger generation has to pay the repercussion…Criticize all the bad things whoever doing it and appreciate the good thing in the same way!
I really apprecaite the comment by Neth. It is true. More or less , most politicians and government officials are currupted. Most government officials earn illegally in addition to salaries. The difference is no any act for these earning. Every thing is justified.If people have connections with government or higher officials, every thing is o.k.
somalatha thoththa babo, athi garu janadhi pathi thumata kiyann e ekkama tsunami salli gahapu untath daduwam karanna kiyala.
The mother land cries demanding disciplined and justice society. That is the challange in the hands of H.E. president and politicians. we beleive our president will do it but not easy as constrcutions of infrastructure. The problem is partially institutions evoluting from British and dutch law and very complex problems.
Also we need fair development with euqally distributed benefits in the country in north, east and south and everywhere.
This idot is from maning flats. Upsara invested the stolen money given by rapist sarath fonseka, in a USA bank and got a job there. Her idot husband has no job, They are living on SL tax payers moneys.