Oct 17, 2017

Anika receives death threats – leaves country

A witness who gave evidence before the Treasury bond Commission has received death threats from a close associate of a prominent former minister, it was revealed at the bond Commission.

The witness who was thus threatened is a Director of a real estate company Anika Wijesuriya.

Anika had earlier given evidence before the bond Commission stating that Owner of Perpetual Treasuries Arjun Aloysius had paid Rs. 116 lakhs and obtained a flat on rent.

Therefore, she had received death threats in this regard, the Attorney General’s Office had notified the bond Commission.

The AG’s Department had also notified the Commission that she had left the country due to these threats.