Catholic priest remanded over alleged Rs.8 million fraud
Posted on November 9th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror

The Colombo Fort Magistrate today remanded a catholic priest on charges of having cheated a man of Rs.8 million on a promise of providing a Prado Jeep imported from Japan.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage remanded Fr. Warnakulasuriya Leslie Fernando till November 22 after being produced before Court by Colombo Fraud Investigations Bureau.

The complainant claimed that he had given a sum of Rs. 8 million to the priest as he agreed to provide a Prado Jeep. 

Defence Counsel appearing for the suspect told court that the priest has given all the money to a woman who is currently out on bail over a number of court cases. (Lakmal Sooriyagoda)

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