Shashi Weerawansa Remanded Until March 4

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapiya ordered police to remand Shashi Weerawansa further until March 4, this afternoon.

Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi weewansa was arrested at a private hospital in Malabe last Sunday (22) over the charges of obtaining diplomatic and general passports illegally.  She had submitted birth certificate with forged names and dates of birth to obtain those passports.

When she was producesd before the court yesterday (24) the chief magistrate ordered to transfer her to the prison hospital.

However President’s Counsel Jayantha weerasinghe, the lawyer of Shashi Weerawansa informed to the court that his client had made several requests to the officials to get the correct date of birth on her NIC.He further said that the issue was not rectified despite many requests.

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