Former Minister remanded | Daily News

Former Minister remanded

Former Puttalam District Parliamentarian and Coconut Development Minister B. Antony Victor Perera was arrested and remanded till tomorrow (20) as ordered by Chilaw Magistrate Heshan de Mel.

The former Minister is alleged to have accepted Rs. 300,000 from one P. K. Chaminda Weeraratne of Nakulugama promising him employment in New Zealand.

He had failed in his promise and did not return the money either.

The case was fixed to be heard on September 24.

Counsel Hilory Prasanna Fernando appeared for the suspect.


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