MR’s media secretary Rohan Weliwita briefly detained in Singapore

Monday, 25 June 2018

By Ashanthi Warunasruiya

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s media secretary Rohan Weliwita was briefly detained in Singapore and questioned before being released. Sources said that Weliwita, who left for Singapore today, was detained by immigration officers are questioned. Weliwita had been questioned over his links to allegations of fraud and corruption in Sri Lanka.

He was however released after Sri Lankan authorities intervened, sources added. In 2016 Weliwita was deported back to Sri Lanka when he had visited the country to participate in the Broadcast Asia Exhibition.

Weliwita was at the time out on bail over alleged money laundering charges at CSN television when he was detained in Singapore