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Sri Lanka court re-issues warrant on General Fonseka's son-in-law, Danuna Tilakaratne
Wed, Mar 17, 2010, 06:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Mar 17, Colombo: The Colombo Fort Magistrate today re-issued a warrant for the arrest of former Army Commander General (Retired) Sarath Fonseka's son-in-law, Danuna Tilakaratne for absconding court.
The CID had informed the court that Danuna has been hiding and that he could still be in the country. The CID had also noted that he had been using international telephone facilities to mislead the investigations.
The Hicorp arms deal case was taken up at the Fort Magistrate's Court today.
The CID further stated that Danuna is trying to mislead investigators by using a roaming connection to give out the impression that he is abroad.
Danuna Tilakaratne, who as the president of Hicorp International and the British Borneo Defence, is accused of earning profits from arms procurement deals of the Army that were awarded to him by the former Army Commander General Fonseka during the war with the LTTE.