Massive racket at Postal Dept:Plaint filed against 11 accused
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing the massive
racket at the Postal Department yesterday filed plaint against 11
accused charging them before the Colombo Fort Magistrate and Additional
District Judge Namal Bandara Balalle on several counts under Section 167
of the Penal Code.
The 11 accused, all employees of the Postal Department, are charged
with having forcibly opened the mail bags at the Postal Department and
had removed several important documents including foreign drafts,
foreign letters addressed to Sri Lankans with documents.
Sarath Siriwardena and Shiraz Mohamed Noordeen appeared for accused.
After submissions by the CID and the Defence Counsel, Judge Balalle
fixed the trial against the accused for April 2, 2008.