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Prison sentence for Shashi Weerawansa

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Prison sentence for Shashi Weerawansa. The Colombo Magistrate’s Court sentences Shashi Weerawansa, wife of Wimal Weerawansa to two years in prison for the use of forged documents in order to obtain a passport. A Rs.100,000.00 fine was also imposed.

Shashi Weerawansa is accused of obtaining two passports by submitting forged documents. Names and dates of birth were forged by her in order to obtain these passports.

Ms. Weerawansa who was arrested in February 2015 was subsequently released on bail. An arrest warrant was thereafter issued in 2020.

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