February 4, 2016 06:57 pm
Former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala’s wife Cecille Kotelawala, who was evading courts, has been arrested by immigration officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake upon returning to Sri Lanka.
She was arrested and handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), an official said.
Deshmanya Deshabandu Jeewaka Lalith Bhupendra Kotelawala is a Sri Lankan businessman, who was the chairman of Ceylinco Consolidated.
He was remanded for the misappropriation of 26 billion rupees of investments from the failed Golden Key Credit Company.
Cecille Kotelawala had fled to many countries and Interpol had issued warrants and red notices for her arrest.
Nine people including Lalith Kotelawala and Cecille Kotelawala were named as respondents in the case relating to the defrauding of deposits made by the public in the Ceylinco Group.