FCID grills Maj Gen Nanda Mallawaarachchi
May 8, 2015 02:52 pm
The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is currently recording a statement from the former Secretary to the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Law and Order, Major General Nanda Mallawaarachchi, regarding alleged financial irregularities.
He was summoned to the FCID at 10.00am this morning for questioning regarding financial irregularities which had taken place within the Ministry of Sports, during his tenure as Secretary to the ministry.
Major General (Retd) Mallawaarachchi was the first Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order, which was established in August 2013 under former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, and was replaced by former IGP Mahinda Balasuriya on October 21 the same year.
He was later appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Sports and officially assumed duties on Oct. 24, 2014.
Mallawaarachchi is a former Chief of Staff of the Sri Lankan Army and has also served as Sri Lankan Ambassador to Indonesia.