Jan 06, 2021

3 fmr. Directors of Swarnamahal arrested Featured

Three former Directors of Swarnamahal Jewellers were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday (05).

The CID arrested Jeewaka Edirisinghe, Anjalee Edirisinghe and Asanka Edirisinghe on instructions issued by Attorney General Dappula de Livera.

The AG had earlier directed IGP Chandana Wickramaratne to conduct a criminal investigation against the Directors of Edirisinghe Trust Investments (ETI) and Swarnamahal Jewellers, who are accused of unauthorized acceptance of deposits of 13.7 billion, misappropriation of funds and money laundering.