CID to probe ‘Podi Lassi’s’ activities under the Money Laundering Act
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) yesterday informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court that an investigation has been initiated against notorious criminal Janith Madushanka De Silva alias ‘Podi Lassi’ under the Money Laundering Act.
‘Podi Lassi’ is being held in remand custody in connection with drug peddling.
The Criminal Investigation Department further noted that investigation was initiated based on the information that the money was circulating through the accounts of the wives, children and the close relatives of suspects.
After taking the facts into consideration, the Magistrate ordered the Criminal Investigation Department to conduct investigations and report the progress into the investigation on the next calling date.