Dates scheduled for the hearing of Basil’s roofing sheets case

Friday, 05 May 2017 - 13:12


Colombo High Court judge has scheduled the hearing of the Roofing Sheet Case against 4 respondents including Basil Rajapaksa, for the 8th of November .

Our courts correspondent stated that the Court issued summons on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th respondents to appear in Courts on that day.

In addition to Basil Rajapaksa,  former Director General of the then Divineguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka, former Secretary of the Economic Development Ministry Nihal Jayathilaka and former Deputy Director of the Divi Neguma Department Bandula Thilakasiri have all been summonded.

The Attorney General has filed action against 4 respondents including Basil Rajapaksa under 7 counts of charges for maliciously abusing 2 thousand 991 million rupees, belonging to the Divi Neguma Department, through the distribution of roofing sheets to Devi Neguma beneficiaries during the past presidential election.

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