The Chief Financial Officer of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) who was arrested yesterday over an attempt to commit financial fraud, has been remanded till November 10th.
Wimal Nandika Dissanayake was arrested by the Crime Investigations Department (CID) yesterday.
The Sri Lanka Cricket Board had recently filed a complaint at the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) over an attempted financial fraud.
SLC said that there was an attempted fraud of USD 5 million in relation to the broadcasting rights of the England tour to Sri Lanka.
SLC said that it was able to successfully avoid a fraudulent attempt to transfer US$ 5.5 million of SLC’s Media Rights Sponsorship funds, which was due from an International Media Network to an offshore account. (Colombo Gazette)