Sajin de Vass Gunawardena remanded

The Colombo High Court today remanded former Minister Sajin de Vass Gunawardena till 12 March.  

He was remanded on charges of intimidating witnesses connected to the money laundering case filed against him.

The case was taken up before High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga.

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) had filed a case against Gunawardena for committing offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

He is accused of amassing Rs 362 million in wealth during his 05 years as a Parliamentarian since 2010. (Colombo Gazette)