Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandana Kalansuriya stated that the Court will decide on June 29 if Minister Champika Ranawaka will be named as a suspect of the motor accident that occurred in Rajagiriya.
The Magistrate announced this, when the Case with regard to the accident was taken up before him yesterday.
Sandeep Sampath, a resident of Rajagiriya, was injured when his motor cycle collided with a vehicle reported to be owned by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka on February 28th.
When the Case was taken before the Magistrate, the lawyer appearing on behalf of Sandeep Sampath requested the Court to name Minister Champika Ranawaka a suspect of the Case.
He further informed the Court, that the police is based towards minister Ranawaka in conducting investigations.
Meanwhile, the Welikada Police informed Court that Sandeep Sampath who injured in the accident is currently receiving treatment at the Ragama Rehabilitation hospital.
The Police also said that have not been able to record a statement from Sandeep Sampath, as he is unable to communicate at the moment, due to a vocal impairment.
Meanwhile Thusitha Dilum Kumara who is reported to have been driving the minister’s vehicle at the time of the incident has already been named a suspect of the Case.