The Attorney General filed two separate indictments against Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader MP Udaya Gammanpila for cheating Rs. 20 million and misappropriation of another Rs. 21 million following his alleged fraudulent share transaction that took place in 2000.
The Attorney General alleged that MP Udaya Gammanpila has cheated Rs. 20 million and misappropriated another Rs. 21 million along with Sydney Jayasinghe, the second accused when selling shares of Digital Nominees to a businessman called Dhammika Perera.
The AG further charged that the alleged business transaction had taken place using a fraudulent power of attorney to sell shares belonging to Australian businessman Brian Shadick.
The AG has listed 20 persons as the witnesses in the case and named 16 documents as production items of the case. MP Gammanpila was arrested in this regard on June 18.
He is currently out on bail.