High Court allows Tiran to travel abroad


The Colombo High Court today permitted former Parliamentarian Tiran Alles to travel overseas for a period of one month.

Former Parliamentarian Tiran Alles whose passport has been impounded by Court in connection with the controversial RADA case, had sought Colombo High Court’s permission to travel Singapore.

Mr. Alles through his lawyers requested the Colombo High Court that his passport be temporally released since he wants to visit Singapore for medical purpose. 

High Court Judge Wikum Kaluarachchi permitted the former MP to travel Singapore from September 16 to October 16.

The case filed against four persons including former MP Tiran Alles and former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head EmilKanthan in connection with a Rs.200 million misappropriation that had allegedly taken place at the RADA in 2006 has been fixed for October 20 by Colombo High Court.

At a previous occasion, the High Court had allowed the Attorney General to proceed controversial RADA case in absentia of former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head Emil Kanthan.

The Attorney General had filed criminal proceedings against four accused-former Chairman of RADA Tiran Alles, former North and Eastern Provinces LTTE Financial Head EmilKanthan, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RADA Saliya Wickramasuriya and Dr. Jayantha Dias Samarasinghe in connection with controversial RADA fraud.

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