The trial of the money laundering case which was filed against Dhanuna Tillekaratne’s mother Asoka Thillekaratne in the Colombo High Court today fixed for November 5.
Meanwhile High Court Judge Sunil Rajapaksa directed the witnesses to appear in Court on the next trial date.
Asoka Tillekaratne the mother of the son- in -law of former army commander Sarath Fonseka had been charged for violating the Foreign Exchange Control Act.
The Attorney General indicted Mrs. Thilakaratna for retaining an undeclared sum of rupees 15 million in local currency, US $ 526 and Sterling pounds 100 in the locker rented out to Asoka Thilakaratna in a bank at Thimbirigasyaya.
President’s Counsel Ananda Wijesekara with Niroshana Perera appeared for the accused while State Counsel Riaz Bary prosecuted. (Lakmal Sooriyagoda)