Colombo Commercial Courts (CC) judge Shiran Gunaratna stated that the order to issue notices to summon 8 defendants including the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be given on the day after tomorrow.
He stated the above when the case against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa utilizing state owned busses during the Presidential Election Campaign and not paying the fee of Rs.142 million was called for hearing.
The case filed by the CTB named 8 suspects as defendants inclusive of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksaa.
When the case was called for hearing today the lawyers who appeared on behalf of CTB insisted to the courts that the former president and the rest of the defendants are responsible for this incident.
The lawyers requested to send notice of summons to the defendants and to allow them to publish regarding this in the media.