The Island newspaper says British High Commission has not intervened in Moonesinghe, Nammuni issue

The Island newspaper says British High Commission has not intervened in Moonesinghe, Nammuni issue

The Island newspaper says British High Commission has not intervened in Moonesinghe, Nammuni issue

Written by Keshala Dias

13 Oct, 2017 | 8:01 pm

The Island newspaper today, reports that the British High Commission in Sri Lanka has not intervened on behalf of Shalila Moonesinghe, who is a British national.

According to the report, the British High Commission in Colombo has not intervened on behalf of, or been in contact with, either Shalila Moonesinghe or Janaka Nammuni. Both have been remanded under the Money Laundering Act.

Shalila Moonesinghe is a British National while Nammuni is a Sri Lanka British dual citizen.

The duo were arrested and remanded after the discovery of funds linked to the hacking of the Taiwan based Far Eastern International Bank.

Officials from the Taiwanese bank and officers of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of Taiwan have arrived in Sri Lanka to investigate into the case.


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