In response to what transpired in court, State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe said he was unaware that his campaign teams received cheques worth Rs.3 million from W.M. Mendis & Company Limited.
The State Minister told Daily Mirror that he had five teams handling various aspects of his campaign at the 2015 parliamentary elections.
“These committees collected donations from well-wishers for campaign financing. Every financial activity was handled by a gentleman named Amal the campaign teams are unaware of a nexus with W.M. Mendis & Company. Had I known, I would not have allowed them to accept anything," he said.(Kelum Bandara)