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Four respondents named in Rakna Lanka case?

Four respondents named in Rakna Lanka case?

Two former Commanders of the Sri Lanka Navy, a former Defence Ministry Additional Secretary and the Chairman of Avant-Garde Security Services have been named as respondents in the case filed over alleged financial fraud at Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd, according to sources. MORE..

November 26, 2015  01:31 pm|

Rajitha, Champika and Arjuna ask IGP to probe bribery claims

Rajitha, Champika and Arjuna ask IGP to probe bribery claims

Ministers Champika Ranawaka, Dr Rajitha Seenaratne and Arjuna Ranatunga today requested the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to investigate the allegations made against them by the Chairman of Avant Garde Private Limited, Nissanka Senadhipathi. MORE..

November 24, 2015  01:20 pm|

President to closely monitor Avant Garde issue: Rajitha

President to closely monitor Avant Garde issue: Rajitha

President Maithripala Sirisena will closely monitor the investigations with respect to the Avant Garde Security Service issue, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne says. MORE...

November 9, 2015  04:59 pm|

Marapana explains reasons behind his resignation

Marapana explains reasons behind his resignation

Explaining his stance on the decision to resign from his post as the Minister of Law and Order, Tilak Marapana asserts the conduct of the operations at the Avant Garde Security Service were legal. MORE...

November 9, 2015  12:52 pm|

CoI to commence investigation on Avant Garde ship

CoI to commence investigation on Avant Garde ship

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate and inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIPAC) has decided to commence a separate investigation in connection with the Avant Garde ship which is anchored at the Galle Harbour. MORE...

October 26, 2015  04:32 pm|

CoI summons Gotabaya again

CoI summons Gotabaya again

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry this morning again summoned former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for questioning regarding the alleged use of personnel attached to the Civil Security Department for campaigning activities during the last Presidential Election. MORE...

October 8, 2015  10:10 am|

President orders Avant Garde case to continue

President orders Avant Garde case to continue

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to continue with legal proceeding regarding the controversial Avant Garde issue, Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE..

September 23, 2015  02:09 pm|

Anura wants answers on Avant Garde issue

Anura wants answers on Avant Garde issue

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake raised concerns about the legality of the decision by the former Defence Secretary to transfer the powers to the Avant Garde Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd to maintain a commercial floating armoury. MORE...

September 22, 2015  06:09 pm|

Magisterial inquiry into floating armory case terminated

Magisterial inquiry into floating armory case terminated

The Magisterial inquiry with respect to the floating armory of the Avant Garde Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd has been terminated after the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) apprised the Court that it would not proceed with the case under AGs advice. MORE...

September 7, 2015  12:27 pm|

Court lifts travel ban on Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Court lifts travel ban on Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Galle Magistrate on Thursday (27) lifted the foreign travel ban imposed on former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa over allegations he used a commercial floating armoury. MORE...

August 27, 2015  10:32 am|

FCID questions Avant-Garde chairman

FCID questions Avant-Garde chairman

The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) today recorded a statement from the Chairman of Avant-Garde Security Services, Major (rtd) Nissanka Senadhipathi. MORE..

May 12, 2015  05:18 pm|

Weapons found in floating armoury are not state owned: Gotabaya

Weapons found in floating armoury are not state owned: Gotabaya

Ex-Presidents brother and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday (16) asserted that weapons recovered from the floating armoury in the southern port of Galle are not owned by the state. MORE...

March 17, 2015  12:01 pm|

Gotabayas passport impounded over floating armoury case

Gotabayas passport impounded over floating armoury case

The Galle Magistrates Court on Monday (9) issued a directive to the Department of Immigration and Emigration to temporarily impound the passports of four persons including ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and former Navy Commander Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake. MORE...

March 9, 2015  12:50 pm|

CID records statement from Gotabaya

CID records statement from Gotabaya

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a statement from former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in connection with the investigations into the armories of the Avant Garde and Rakna Lanka companies. MORE..

February 13, 2015  05:43 pm|

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