Oct 11, Colombo: The Colombo Fort Magistrate today (11) ordered to remand the Chairman of Litro Gas Sri Lanka Shalila Munasinghe who was arrested for stealing money from a Taiwanese bank was further remanded till October 25.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Monday night arrested Munasinghe after he surrendered to the police through his lawyers. He was remanded till today.
Munasinghe was arrested in connection with defrauding a Taiwanese Bank of US$ 1.1 million. He is alleged of hacking into the computer network of the Bank's headquarters in New York and fraudulently transferring the money into his account.
Meanwhile, the Litro Gas Lanka Limited has said that on the orders of Minister of Public Enterprises Development Kabir Hashim, the firm has interdicted Munasinghe from his post.