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Attanayake Case: Court re-summons Prez, PM

17 July 2017 02:08 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Colombo High Court today re-summoned President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to appear in court on December 4 to give evidence in a case filed against Tissa Attanayake on charges of forgery.

High Court Judge Vickum Kaluarachchi also issued summons on the10th and 11th witnesses who were also not present in court when the case was taken up today.

The witnesses, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 were warned to be present in court on the next call date to give evidence in the case where Mr. Attanayake is charged with displaying a fraudulent document at a propaganda meeting during last year’s presidential election in support of the then president Mahinda Rajapaksa.(T. Farook Thjaudeen)

  Comments - 3

  • True Patriot Monday, 17 July 2017 06:28 PM

    False transparence in action, who laughs, laughs last. these are universal truths.

    Bala Monday, 17 July 2017 06:41 PM

    Why summons - how about an arrest warrant.

    ceylon Monday, 17 July 2017 08:33 PM

    such easily can solve matter took 31 months and still not finish.why pay salary and perks to maintain justice ministry . via DM Android App

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