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Sarana Gunawardena further remanded

Former Petroleum Industries Deputy Minister and former Chairman of Development Lotteries Board (DLB) Sarana Gunawardena was ordered to be remanded till October 2, today.

He is alleged to have misused a state vehicle valued over Rs.8 million, while he was serving as the Chairman of Development Lotteries Board during the previous regime.

The former Deputy Minister was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) over offences he is alleged to have committed under Public Property Act.