Then State minister has in writing forced immigration and emigration offices to release him on the ground that he is an “investor”.
The forged passport was allegedly issued by the Guinean government and Chinaman has come from Dubai on 18 May 2023.
The state minister who requested in writing to the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration to allow the Chinese passenger to enter the country, had pointed out that he was a foreign investor.
In his letter to Controller General Harsha Ilukpitiya, the State Minister stated that the purpose of the visit by the Chinese passenger was to invest funds towards a few housing projects in Sri Lanka which are under the purview of his ministry.
Immigration and Emigration officials has bowed down to illegal order of the minister and Chinese and the Egyptian were released on 20th morning.
Original report is here