Vital documents in connection to the controversial MiG deal has gone missing, the FCID informed Court today. This was revealed when the case was taken up before the Fort Magistrate.
The documents were vital in building a case against former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga over his involvement in the alleged fraud during the purchase of MIG aircrafts in 2006 for the Air Force under the term of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s. Weeratunga, who is Mahinda Rajapaksa’s first cousin, is currently in hiding overseas.
The Magistrate has ordered the FCID to immediately begin an investigation to verify how these vital documents went missing. She also told the FCID officials not to hesitate in taking action against any official who may have been involved in the cover up operation.