Travel ban on the son of Vass Gunawardana

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 - 19:23


The Colombo Additional Magistrate issued an order today on the Controller of Immigration and Emigration to arrest main suspect of the businessman Mohammad Siyam murder case Ravindu Vass Gunawardana, if he tries to leave the country.


Colombo Additional Magistrate M.A. Sahabdeen issued the order after considering a motion submitted by the CID today.


Ravindu Vass Gunawardana is the son of former DIG Vass Gunawardana who is, along with 6 other suspects currently in remand in connection with the murder of businessman Mohammad Siyam.


Moving a motion today, ASP CID Shani Abeysekera informed the Court that investigations are sped up to arrest the suspect.


The CID also informed the Court that the Kaduwela Magistrate Court has also issued a arrest warrant on the suspect.


He also informed the court that Ravindu Gunawardana is striving to leave the country and requested the Court to issue an order to arrest him and hand him over to the CID, if he happens to pass the Immigration clearances.


The case will be called again on August 1.