Case against Tiran Alles, three others fixed for January 22 | Daily News

Case against Tiran Alles, three others fixed for January 22

 

The case filed against four persons including former MP Tiran Alles and former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head Emil Kanthan in connection to a Rs.200 million fraud which took place at the RADA in 2006 was fixed for January 22, next year by Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi.

At a previous occasion, the High Court allowed the Attorney General to proceed with the controversial RADA case in absentia of former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head Emil Kanthan.  

Meanwhile, High Court allowed defense to inspect several documents pertaining to the case in the presence of High Court registrar, today.

The Attorney General filed criminal proceedings against four accused, former Chairman of RADA Tiran Alles, former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head Emil Kanthan, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RADA Saliya Wickramasuriya and Dr. Jayantha Dias Samarasinghe in connection with controversial RADA fraud.

On October 18, 2016, the Supreme Court pronounced that the Attorney General has no obstacle to file indictments against Tiran Alles in the High Court and observed that the Interim Order issued by Supreme Court did not bar the Attorney General filing indictments against the petitioner (Tiran Alles) based on the findings of the investigation into the incident.

The second accused Emil Kanthan is currently evading courts and the Colombo Special High Court had also issued an open warrant for his arrest, in connection with attempted murder of former Minister Douglas Devananda.

 


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