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HC dismisses bribery case against Johnston

2 October 2020 02:10 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Colombo High Court today dismissed a case filed by the Bribery Commission against former Minister Johnston Fernando for allegedly employing 153 employees of the Co-operative Wholesale Establishment (CWE) for election work during 2010 to 2014. (TFT)



  Comments - 9

  • Michael Ranasinghe Friday, 02 October 2020 03:59 PM

    Innocent question . Would the verdict have been the same if he was not a minister ,?

    Renda badu Friday, 02 October 2020 04:13 PM

    Let justice be done NOT appear to be done

    Joshua Friday, 02 October 2020 04:18 PM

    This was expected and what can be expected in the future

    ravin Friday, 02 October 2020 05:21 PM

    Not a surprise. Lot more to come.

    Buddhist Friday, 02 October 2020 07:02 PM

    What else is new? Justices has moved to the kitchen of the king!

    FF Friday, 02 October 2020 10:18 PM


    Sambo Saturday, 03 October 2020 07:45 AM

    What has become of Sri Lanka justice. The wrong is judged as right and the right is judged as wrong. You may escape now but ther is a judgment day from up above. Then the judge is not from Sri Lanka.

    Dee Saturday, 03 October 2020 07:58 AM

    What more can you expect? From a country where the hospitality industry is being run by a security services provider!

    neil Saturday, 03 October 2020 08:48 AM

    Judges also want to have ajob and promotions. They are also humans. Do you do anything to upsetyour future and livlihood? Only if strong system to protect and ensure those real judgemnets come out. This then just think we all are humans!!!

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