Udayanga Weeratunga detained in Dubai while on transit

Sri Lanka’s former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, was detained in Dubai while on transit to the United States.An INTERPOL warrant had been issued against Weeratunga over his alleged involvement in the controversial MiG aircraft deal. The Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) said that Weeratunga is to be brought to Sri Lanka by a special team. (Colombo Gazette)

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