FCID, CID team leaves for Dubai to finalise Udayanga Weeratunga’s extradition today

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The team of officials investigating into former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga’s dealings in the fraudulent MiG aircraft deal will leave for Dubai today (07) to finalise his extradition to Sri Lanka, Law, Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said.

“A team of eight will visit Dubai to bring Udayanga Weeratunga back to Sri Lanka,” Minister Ratnayaka said adding that the team will include officials from the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Foreign Ministry, Attorney General’s Department and Immigration Department.

“They will liaise with Dubai Authorities to make it happen,” he said.

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