Damitha :Scam or Revenge?

Damitha :Scam or Revenge?

Sri Lankan actress turned activist Damitha Abeyratne and her husband were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) while leaving court, Thursday.

Damitha   shouted out before been taken in to the prison bus ‘we will win ‘  She also said this arrest is revenge and government needs to be changed.


Foreign Employment Scam

The couple had appeared before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court over an alleged foreign employment scam.

CID officers who were outside the court premises arrested Abeyratne and her husband.

Abeyratne spoke to reporters before she was arrested and said that the allegations against her were fabricated by an individual.

The CID was investigating Abeyratne and her husband over the alleged defrauding of Rs. 3 million on the promise of providing employment in South Korea.

She  was very vocal  during the ‘Aragalaya’ protests and had later extended support to Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) leader Sajith Premadasa.

There have been allegations that Damith Abeyrathna misused funds  collected from well wishers of the Araglaya and also had questionable  financial dealings  with controversial business women Thilini Priyamali.


Damitha Abeyrathna is featuring in the popular tele drama Thaparayak Denna in which she is playing the role of an underworld gang leader in remand prison and now in real life she is facing the same situation.



Damitha as prison gang leader





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