Lalith Weeratunga grilled at Police SIU
December 18, 2017 04:58 pm
Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga today arrived at the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) to record a statement.
He was reportedly summoned to give a statement regarding a complaint alleging financial irregularities during the purchase of vehicles for the Presidential Secretariat, during his time in office.
Police said that investigations are being carried out with regard to the purchasing of 7 vehicles valued at Rs 4 million at a cost of Rs 8.3 million and the purchase of another vehicle worth around Rs 6 million at a cost of Rs 11 million.
The former Presidential Secretary was grilled for nearly four hours at the SIU, according to Ada Derana reporter.