Fact-Checkers Say VVIP Wedding Held At Cinnamon Grand Today Had No Familial Connection To Army Commander

Multiple fact-checkers have confirmed that the VVIP wedding held at the Cinnamon Grand hotel,Colombo, had no familial connection to Army Commander General Shavendra Silva.

Citizen Fact Check said, “numerous posts on social media going viral today claimed that the niece of the Army Commander General Shavendra Silva was getting married today (03) at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo just ahead of the May 4 ban on weddings.”

It also added, “The posts suggested that the government ban on wedding receptions due to Covid 19 was pushed back to May 4 to accommodate this particular wedding when all other state and private functions had been banned earlier.”

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