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Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 20:07
Video : Update : Suspect who paid Dulanjalee Premadasa with counterfeit notes, remanded


The suspect who made a payment using counterfeit notes to MP Sajith Premadasa’s sister Dulanjalee Premadasa was remanded until the 3rd of April after being produced before the Colombo High Court this afternoon.

The suspect, 48-year old Krishantha Rollin Perera was a Managing Director of a garment factory in Athul Kotte.

Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the suspect had allegedly paid nearly 2 million rupees using counterfeit currency.

Update : Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 7:01
The suspect of Dulanjalee Premadasa counterfeit scam produced before court CID continue further investigations.

The CID will produce the suspect who made a payment with counterfeit money to MP Sajith Premadasa’s sister Dulanjalee Premadasa before Colombo High Court this afternoon.

Meanwhile the CID is further questioning Dulanjalee Premadasa in connection with the counterfeit incident.

Police Media Spokesman office said that the bank officials identified 400 numbers of 5000 rupees cash notes were counterfeit while Dulanjalee Premadasa was depositing the fake money in a private bank in Cinnamon Garden area yesterday.

Later the CID arrested a Managing Director of a garment factory in connection with the alleged counterfeit scam.

Police searched the private residence of the suspect and found another 424 counterfiet 5 thousand rupees notes in his possession.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 13:14
Another 424 fake currency notes found with the suspect who gave fake notes to Dulanjalee Premadasa.

Police has recovered another 424 counterfeit currency notes from the house of the suspect who had given fake currency notes to MP Sajith Premadasa’s sister Dulaanjali Premadasa.

Accordingly the police said that by now it had apprehended from the suspect a total of counterfeit currency notes to the value of 4.12 million rupees.

The CID queried UNP MP Sajith Premadasa’s sister Dulanjali Jayakody with regard to the 400 counterfeit currency notes each of the denomination of 5000 rupees brought to be deposited at a private bank in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo.

Police Media Spokesman’s office said that bank staff had discovered that the notes were counterfeit when she had brought them for depositing last afternoon.  

Subsequently according to the information received the CID also arrested the person who had given her the counterfeit notes.

The arrested person is a resident of Athul-kotte and a managing director of a garment factory.

Update : Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 8:29
Sajith Premadasa's sister questioned by CID

CID questions Dulanjalie Premadasa, sister of UNP MP Sajith Premadasa, when she tried to deposit 400 forged 5000 rupee notes at a private bank in Colombo.
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