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Mahindananda’s case further trial fixed for June 13

A case filed against Kandy District MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage for allegedly purchasing a house worth Rs.27 million at Kynsey Road, Colombo 7 through illegal means was yesterday fixed for further trial on June 13 by the Colombo High Court.

When the case came up before High Court Judge Pradeep Hettiarachchi, a bank officer attached to Bank of Ceylon Parliament branch testified. Further trial was fixed for June 13.

The Attorney General had filed indictments against Mahindananda Aluthgamage alleging that he had purchased a house at Kynsey Road, Colombo 7 from an individual named Christopher Roshan for Rs.27 million.The Attorney General alleged that the accused has failed to disclose how he was able to raise the money for the purchase of the house and further alleged that he had committed an offence under section 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

The former Minister stands accused of financial irregularities in a complaint lodged against him by the convener of the Voice Against Corruption Wasantha Samarasinghe.


 

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