Actress Dinakshi Priyasad, eldest daughter of producer and director Dinesh Priyasad has been summoned to the Criminal Investigation Division today (March 18), reports say.
She has been reportedly summoned over a case of financial fraud.
She is summoned over not providing certain funds that was to be given to film co produced by a film director named Clive Martinez and his wife. She is also summoned over not paying a certain company named 'Dilshan Enterprises' in Borelesgamuwa after tasking them of making and selling DVD copies of the film.
Dinakshi has been summoned after Clive's wife has lodged a complaint on this regard.
According to reports, it had earlier been stated that a probe would be conducted if the DVD copies of the film in question would be in the market for sale when the complaint was lodged with the CID.
Subsequently, DVD copies of the film have been found in Moratuwa and in Pettah.
In addition to Dinakshi, the CID has also summoned Ashok Amirith Ranasinghe - the son of Raj Ranasinghe.
As Dinesh Priyasad and Raj Ranasinghe are yet to pay off the loans obtained by the National Film Corporation, the production pacts with regard to the film in question have been signed by Clive, Ashok and Dinakshi, reports add.
Source : SLM