In the past three days, as the investigation into the fraud was ongoing, Munasinghe had been in hiding at Nalandaramaya in Nugegoda, where key UNP supporter Theeniyawala Palitha Thera resides, reports day.
Munasinghe is also chairman of the New Left Front (swan). Video evidence shows that money withdrawn from the Bank of Ceylon had been taken in a sack to him.
M.C. Nammuni, the son of retired Maj. Gen. Jaliya Nammuni, is already under arrest in connection with this fraud.