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Weerawansa granted permission to travel abroad


National Freedom front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa was granted permission to travel abroad today on June 19 till 23 to attend a lecture at the National Defence University in Pakistan.

Colombo Fort Magistrate and Additional Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne granted permission.

Weerawansa will attend the tour as a part of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s delegation.

Furthermore President’s Attorney Shavindra Fernando informed courts that his client will be absent for the court hearing fixed on June 19 since he is to attend the foreign tour.

The Colombo Fort Magistrate rejected the request and ordered Weerawansa to travel abroad after attending the court hearing.

Weerawansa was arrested on January 10 for allegedly misusing 40 vehicles belonging to the State Engineering Corporation (SEC) while functioning as the Housing, Construction and Engineering Services Minister incurring a loss of Rs. 91 million to the government.

He is currently released on bail.


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Did he meet Japan emperor with helping hambantota thief?


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