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Colombo High Court yesterday fixed the case against former minister Basil Rajapaksa and two others in connection with the misappropriation of Rs.33 million belonging to the Divineguma Deptarmnt, to be tried on November 8, 22, 28 and December 12.

The Attorney General indicted Basil Rajapaksa and the others on charges of misappropriating these funds during the presidential election campaign.

In addition to filing charges against the former Minister, the Attorney General had also charged former Economic Development Ministry Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayasinghe, former Divi Neguma Department Director General Kithsiri Ranawaka and former Divi Neguma Department Deputy Director General Bandula Tillekasiri.

They are charged under the Public Property Act No:12 of 1982.

Counsel Shavendra Fernanado PC, Jayantha Weerasinghe PC Anil Silva PC and Senarath Jayasundera instructed by Attorney Sanath Wijewardena appeared for the defence. (T. Farook Thajudeen)

 

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  • AjithZ Saturday, 06 May 2017 09:43 AM

    Its a long wait. Still better late than never. Hope justice will be done.

    Selvyn Saturday, 06 May 2017 10:30 AM

    This madman can feel secured with the best attorneys but his destiny remains to end up at iron barred cubicle via DM Android App

    brsinmaster Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:27 PM

    Why do you need such a long time to call this case courts Unbelievable The inquiries are going on now for more than 2 years. via DM Android App

    Shelly Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:33 PM

    Announcement of the decision could be before December courts holiday. Happy Xmas to everybody. via DM Android App


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