web tracker

US officials requested that I divulge sensitive govt information – Jaliya Wickramasuriya

In Local

The legal representatives of Mr.Jaliya Wickramasuriya, the former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States of America issued a communiqué to inform the public of the open warrant issues for the arrest of Mr.Wickramasuriya by the Fort Magistrate’s Court.

The Fort Magistrate’s Court issued an open warrant for the arrest of Jaliya Wickramasuriya on January 5, 2018. Accordingly the legal representatives of the former Ambassador issued a statement to provide lucidity to the ongoing trial.

It was stated that Mr.Wickramasuriya did not under any circumstance refrain from complying with the Court and State officials. It was further stated that at no point did the former Ambassador abscond Court sessions or fail to appear beforethe judiciary when summoned.

Jaliya Wickramasuriya was disallowed from travelling outside of the United States by emigration officials when he attempted to travel to a foreign country for medical reasons. The former Ambassador was seeking medical treatment outside of the US for a medical condition that was initially treated within the USA.

It was also revealed that US officials attempted to sway Mr.Wickramasuriya by offering him unhindered travel should he divulge official government information of the occurrences within Sri Lanka during the final stages of the civil war. The former Ambassador rejected all offers made by US officials to safeguard the integrity of the nation.

Join Our Newsletter!

Love Daynight? We love to tell you about our new stuff. Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

Court prevents transfer or sale of Udayanga’s properties

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today issued an order preventing several properties belonging to former Ambassador to Russia Udayanga

Read More...

Importing vehicles without seat belts, airbags banned from July

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Finance says that the importation of motor vehicles below emission standards of the Euro IV

Read More...

Only Pakistan and Lanka know how to defeat terrorism – Pakistan Army Chief

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan and Sri Lanka were probably the only

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu