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Fin. Minister requests CID to investigate fake letter addressed to Pope

Finance Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, who claims that a letter with his signature addressed to the Pope was fake had complained about this incident to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today (07).

It had been confirmed earlier today that Minister Mangala Samaraweera had written no such letter and that the letter dated 03 June 2019 on a Parliament letterhead had been fabricated and was fake.

It was reported that Samaraweera had lodged a complaint with the CID requesting that the matter of the fabricated Parliament Letterhead, as well as the Minsters signature, be investigated immediately.