Travel ban issued on Mahindananda, former Sathosa Chair

The Court today issued an order prohibiting Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage and former Chairman Sathosa from travelling overseas after 15 Oct.

The Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) had filed indictments against former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and former Sathosa chairman Nalin Fernando for allegedly committing a Rs. 53.1 million fraud while importing sports equipment during last the Presidential Election (2015).

The case was filed on 27 June with the second Permanent High Court at Bar in Colombo.

CIABOC filed this case against the two accused under section 70 of the Bribery Act on six counts.