The Chairman of Avant Garde Retired Colonel Nissanka Senathipathy and Retd. Maj. Gen. Palitha Fernando were arrested by the Commission to Investigate allegations of Bribery or Corruption today (6th) afternoon.
The two of them had been summoned to the Commission to get statements from them regarding an investigation into crediting money to Palitha Fernando fund. The two of them were arrested after the statements from them were recorded.
They are to be produced in Court.
The Commission to Investigate into Allegations of Bribery or Corruption earlier filed action against former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and 7 others for unlawfully authorizing the establishing of a floating armoury and inflicting a loss of Rs.1140 million to the state.