An interim relief application which sought to cancel the remand order for Yoshitha Rajapaksa and three others by Kaduwela Magistrate was rejected by the Colombo High Court today.
Colombo High Court Judge A. A. R Heiyanthuduwa however fixed the inquiry for the bail revision application for the quartet for March 8, when the case would be taken up again.
State Counsel Thusith Mudalige appearing for the Attorney General’s Department submitted an affidavit objecting the bail revision application.
Meanwhile, the bail revision application for Nishantha Ranatunga, who was also remanded on charges money laundering, was fixed for March 8 by Colombo High Court Judge M. C. D. S Morais.
Five individuals including Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Nishantha Ranatunga, Rohan Welivita, Ravinath Fernando and Kaushal Dissanayake were arrested and remanded for alleged money laundering by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID). (Shehan Chamika Silva)