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Company director who defrauded New Rathna Rice released on bail

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Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage ordered the release of Iresha Trading Pvt Limited Director Asanka Abeywardana, who allegedly defrauded the New Rathna Rice Company of Rs.16 million promising to supply fertilizer, on strict bail conditions yesterday (5).

The Magistrate made this order after considering the bail request made by senior lawyer Ajith Pathirana who represented the suspect.

The Magistrate who ordered the release of the suspect on two sureties of Rs.5 million each ordered that the suspect’s travel abroad be prohibited and the Immigration Controller be informed about the order.

The order was made by the Magistrate who considered the suspect’s agreement to pay Rs.500,000 in the open court and to pay the remaining amount before October 10.

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) gave information regarding the suspect, and the Magistrate made the order by examining the suspect online since he was in remand prison.

The CCD informed the court that the fraud has been committed by the suspect claiming that chemical fertilizer will be provided in June.

The police informed the court that a comprehensive investigation has been launched into the incident and more suspects are to be arrested.

The Magistrate ordered that the court be informed of the progress of the investigation in the coming days.

Source – Dinamina

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Health Ministry’s Additional Secretary Dr. Saman Ratnayake arrested

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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Additional Secretary of the Health Ministry Dr. Saman Ratnayake over the import of substandard human Immunoglobulin injections.

The arrest was made after Dr. Saman Ratnayake arrived at the CID to provide a statement.

Several key individuals including former Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, Former Health Secretary, the Medical Supplies Division Director are currently in remand custody over the Immunoglobulin scandal.

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Dickwella replaces Kusal in SL T20 Squad

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The Cricket Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has announced Niroshan Dickwella as the replacement for Kusal Janith Perera in the upcoming Twenty20 International (T20I) Series against Bangladesh.

The series is scheduled to commence on Monday in Sylhet.

Kusal Janith Perera, originally included in the T20I squad, will miss the series due to a respiratory infection.

Perera did not join the team on their departure to Bangladesh on Thursday. 

In light of his absence, Niroshan Dickwella has been named as the replacement and is expected to join the team ahead of the first T20I match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.

The T20I series against Bangladesh consists of three matches, with the second and third T20Is scheduled for March 6 and 9, respectively, at the same venue.

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Scholarship exam, GCE O/L, A/L dates released

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The Examination Department has announced the schedule for several key examinations for the year 2024.

Accordingly, the GCE (O/L) Examinations 2023 is scheduled to take place from May 6th to May 15th while Grade 5 Scholarship Examinations 2024 is set for September 15th, 2024.

In addition, the GCE (A/L) Examinations 2024 will run from November 25th to December 20th, 2024.

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