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Wimal Weerawansa arrested by the FCID


2017-01-10

The Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division today arrested Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa over discrepancies reported at the State Engineering Cooperation during the tenure of the United People’s Freedom Alliance-led government.

He will be produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrates Court.

MP Weerawansa was summoned to record a statement this morning, over discrepancies reported at the State Engineering Cooperation during his term as Minister of Housing and Common Amenities.

A spokesperson of the FCID said the former Minister arrived around 9.40 this morning.

Officials attached to the FCID questioned MP Weerawansa for over 3 hours before he was taken into custody.