Sajin Vaas grilled by FFID

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 10:57

Police Monetary Crime Investigation Unit today questioned UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardana in connection with a monetary fraud.

The CID and the Bribery Commission questioned Sajin Vass on several occasions in the past with regard to collecting assets through illegitimate means.

The CID recently questioned MP Vass Gunawardana’s wife as well under the Money Laundering Ordinance.

Meanwhile former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath was also questioned by police on Monday in connection with a financial fraud.

Gamini Senarath was questioned in connection with a financial fraud leading to a transaction of Peoples Leasing Company during his tenure as the Chairman of People’s Bank.

Meanwhile former Transport Minister Kumara Welgama reported to the Bribery Commission this morning to request the Bribery Commissioner to investigate the complaint against him without delay.

The Federation of Railway Workers Unions lodged this complaint yesterday against former Minister Welgama and several top officials of the Ministry.