Police to focus on Sampath Aththatage’s assets (Video)



Police suspicions have arisen on how well known private tutor – Sampath Aththatage had accumulated his assets, reports say.

This is due to his involvement in the recent series of events related to the demolition of the Soul Beach hotel in Dehiwala. It is also said that a Thai investment had come up to rebuild the hotel.

Mr. Aththatage was revealed to be the Managing Director of the establishment and was arrested along with 03 others on charges of hindering duties of police officers.

However, on Jan. 02, Mt. Lavinia Magistrate – Nilupuli Lankapura had ordered to release them on sureties of Rs. 200,000 each.

It is also revealed that Mr. Aththatage owns a supermarket chain named Omini Super.

Meanwhile, in a media briefing held yesterday (Jan. 03), Mr. Aththatage revealed that the Soul Beach hotel did have the Department of Coastal Conservation’s approval which was granted with the knowledge of the subject minister – Arundika Fernando.

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