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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 - 13:21
Former Chairman of Wallalawita Pradeshiya Saba severely warned for making a call in court
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The Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya severely warned former chairman of the Walallawita Pradeshiya Sabha Udeni Athukorala for making a telephone call in Court today.

Athukorala made the telephone call while he was in Court appearing for a bribery allegation.

When Questioned why he made a call in Court, the former Pradeshiya Sabha chairman Athukorala said, that he received the telephone call. 

Later the Magistrate ordered police to check whether Athukorala received a call.

The magistrate said if Athukorala had lied, he will be remanded.

The Former Chairman was arrested and released on bail later for allegedly obtaining a bribe of 1.5 million rupees to transport soil on a road within his Pradeshiya Sabha limits in 2013. 

The Case will be taken for hearing in Court today.

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