CID arrests Peradeniya University’s former accountant

CID arrests Peradeniya University’s former accountant

CID arrests Peradeniya University’s former accountant

Written by Keshala Dias

17 Oct, 2017 | 10:12 am

The Criminal Investigations Department has arrested an accountant who worked for the Postgraduate Institute of Science of the University of Peradeniya for allegedly laundering Rs. 70 million.

The CID said he was arrested yesterday, when he returned from a overseas.

When News1st inquired into the matter, the Vice Chancellor of the Peradeniya University, Upul Dissanayake, said the alleged thievery took place in the year 2014, and that he had allegedly obtained the money from bank accounts of the institute.

He further stated that a complaint has been logged with the CID and the police.

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