Former Litro Chairman Shalila Moonasinghe faces further charges


A case filed against Litro Gas Former Chairman Shalila Moonasinghe for illegally obtaining electricity to his residence in Rajagiriya in 2014 was today fixed for trial by Colombo Chief Magistrate’s court.

In this case Borella police alleged that suspect Shalila Moonasinghe had illegally obtained electricity by tampering with an electricity meter in 2014, causing a financial loss to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).

The Welikada police along with CEB had carried out a raid over a complaint that Shalila Moonasinghe had tampered an electricity meter in order to obtain electricity illegal means.

When the case came up before Colombo Additional Magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala, the witnesses in the case were noticed to appear in court on February 19 next year.

Former Litro Gas Chairman Shalila Moonasinghe is currently in remand custody in connection with the alleged transferring of USD 1.1 million from Far Eastern International Bank of Taiwan to his personal account in Sri Lanka.

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