The Minuwangoda Chief Magistrate and District Judge today issued notice on Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardane to appear in Court on October 5.
District Judge Ruwan Pathirana made this order sequel to a case filed by a businessman at Nilpanagoda in Minuwangoda. The businessman alleged that Deputy Minister sought Rs.25 million as extortion money to a land he purchased in the Nilpanagoda area.
The businessman had filed this lawsuit claiming Rs.100 million from the Deputy Minister as damages. (Keerthi Fernando)