CEO Of Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley de Silva Arrives At CID To Give Statement On Rs. 800 Million Corruption Attempt

CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley de Silva today arrived at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to give a statement on the attempt to syphon off the institution's money to a foreign bank account.

In his statement to the CID, de Silva had given information to the CID about a fraudulent attempt to transfer 880 million Sri Lankan rupees of SLC’s Media Rights Sponsorship Funds to an offshore account.

It was de Silva who lodged the initial complaint about the fraudulent attempt. Several other officials of the SLC are also expected to give statements to the CID.

It is learnt that the office room of a senior SLC officer has been sealed as part of the ongoing investigation.

The official, reportedly, had played a central role in the controversial deal.


 

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