Court ordered the suspension of 16 bank accounts of Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga Which are said to contain a total of 1.5 Million US Dollars yesterday.
The suspension was issued as officials of the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division informed Court the details of the content in the Bank Accounts through a motion.
The order was issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.
This was regarding a financial fraud alleged to have taken place during the controversial procurement of MiG-27 aircraft for the Sri Lanka Air Force.
On 20th of October, the Fort Magistrate’s Court issued an arrest warrant for former Ambassador Weeratunga over the case.