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Defamation case against Arjuna dismissed

24 August 2017 04:44 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Defamation case filed by Minister Thilanga Sumathipala in 2005 against Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, claiming Rs. 500 million was dismissed, after a long hearing in the Nugegoda District Court today.

This case was filed by Minister Sumathipala on March 3, 2005, accusing Minister Ranatunga of defaming him during a media conference held at his residence on May 21, 2003.

Senior Attorney-at-Law Athula Bandara Herath together with Junior Attorney-at-Law Shashika De Silava appeared on behalf of Arjuna Ranatunga, instructed by Paul Rathnayake associates. Gamini Marapana PC together with Attorney-at-Law Navin Marapana appeared on behalf of Thilanga Sumathipala.

  Comments - 3

  • malij Thursday, 24 August 2017 05:43 PM

    Now I have only Dayasiri's help. - Thilanga

    yahiya Friday, 25 August 2017 09:17 AM

    Arjuna is most respectable

    Kelum W Friday, 25 August 2017 11:28 AM

    Thilanga is not a minister. He is the Deputy speaker of the house.

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