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* Wimal Weerawansa granted permission to travel abroad
Fri, Jun 16, 2017, 08:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today granted permission for leader of National Freedom Front MP Wimal Weerawansa, who has been released on bail, to travel overseas.

Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne Monday granted permission to MP Weerawansa to travel to Pakistan.

MP Weerawansa has filed a request at the court seeking permission to undertake a visit to Pakistan with the former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa from the 19th to the 23rd of June.

Accordingly court onditionally granted the MP permission to travel oversees ordering him to appear in the court before his visit.

Weerawansa was arrested on January 10 for allegedly causing a loss of more than 91 million rupees to the Government by deploying 45 vehicles obtained on a rental basis for the State Engineering Corporation for political and private activities during his tenure as Housing and Engineering Services Minister of the previous UPFA government of Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He was granted bail on April 07.

 


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