Former SriLankan CEO and wife remanded…

February 7, 2020  

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SriLankan Airlines Kapila Chandrasena and his wife, who were arrested on money laundering charges after they surrendered to the CID this morning (06), were remanded until February 19 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court.

The Attorney General on Monday (3) instructed the Director of the CID to obtain an arrest warrant from court and to arrest the former SriLankan Airlines CEO and his wife Priyanka Niyomali Wijenayake as suspects on charges of money laundering in the re-fleet deal between SriLankan Airlines and Airbus.

Kapila Chandrasena and his wife surrendered to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) through an attorney this morning. Photos by: Sanjeewa Lasantha

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