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Monday, 20 June 2016 - 14:03
Case against Kumara Welgama Postponed until August
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The case was filed by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption against former Minister Kumara Welgama was postponed today until 22nd August by Colombo additional magistrate Aruni Artigalle.

When the case was taken up at Colombo magistrate court this morning, Welgama’s prosecutors stated that a legal case for corruption cannot be filed against the former minister and demanded to free their client.

The former minister is charged with the creation of the non-existent position of vice chairman at the Sri Lanka Transport Board paying over Rs. 3.2 million as a salary to L.A.Wimalaratne, who was appointed to that position.

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