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Ex-MP Abdullah Maharoof additional remanded

The 2 suspects together with former MP Abdullah Maharoof, who had been arrested over the misuse of autos belonging to Lanka Sathosa in the course of the 2015-2019 interval, have been additional remanded till the 06th of January 2021.

The order was delivered by the Colombo Fort Justice of the Peace’s Court docket when the case was taken up earlier in the present day (December 30).

Throughout earlier proceedings, the Prison Investigation Division (CID) knowledgeable the court docket that, in response to the knowledge which got here to gentle throughout investigations, former MP Maharoof – the primary suspect within the case – had misused three autos rented by Lanka Sathosa.

Month-to-month hire of Rs 195,000 was reportedly paid for every automobile and thereby, the suspect has misappropriated almost Rs 1.2 million by the unlawful use of the three autos.

Investigations have additional uncovered that the previous deputy minister is a member of MP Rishad Bathiudeen’s political social gathering.

Former All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) MP and former Deputy Minister Maharoof was arrested by the CID on December 14 whereas in Kinniya.

A person named Farook Mohamed Aslam, recognized as a resident of Matale, was additionally positioned underneath police custody together with the ex-lawmaker.

The CID had launched investigations primarily based on a grievance made by the Lanka Sathosa.



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