Wimal ordered to pay Rs 10 m compensation to Tilvin Silva

11 January 2019 - 346   - 2

Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa has been ordered by the Commercial High Court to pay Rs 10 million as compensation to JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva for violating the Intellectual Property Act.

Accordingly, National Freedon Front (NFF) MP Weerawansa has been found guilty of including the political ideology of the JVP in his book titled "Naththa Wenuwata Aththa" (Truth Instead of Lies).

The case was filed by Mr Silva who alleged that the accused had violated the Intellectual Property Act by publishing the book.


  Comments - 2

  • Voter Friday, 11 January 2019 06:40 PM

    It is a good lesson for the fowl-mouthed Wimal

    Reply : 0       0

    jagath Saturday, 12 January 2019 07:13 PM

    "Lies instead of Truth" or "Truth Instead of Lies"

    Reply : 0       0

    Leave a comment

Top Stories

Registration of Electors Act to be amended

The cabinet of ministers has agreed to amend the Registration of Electors Act upon a proposal put forward by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterd...

20 July 2019 - Views : 51

Laws to be introduced preventing civilians from wearing of army fatigues or identical uniforms

20 July 2019

Four suspects involved in VIP convoy assault incident remanded until July 22

20 July 2019

Women's support helpline to report harassment and abuse gets Cabinet nod

20 July 2019



Features & Analysis

In Pictures : French National Day

The French National Day was held recently at the Colombo Hilton. Captured here are images from the evening. Pix by Am...

SOS Children’s Village celebrates 100th birth anniversary of its founder

SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka recently celebrated ‘SOS Day’ honoring the 100th birth anniversar...

Car-free day draws a crowd

Colombo’s first open street concept day saw residents reclaiming their streets from Green Path to Independ...

Reviving our island spirit - #DineEscapeRebuild

The Island Story, a brand new travel company with a fresh perspective on travel is collaborating with Botanik Rooftop...