Court summons for Rajapaksa and six others

13 November 2015 - 45   - 0

The Commercial High Court today issued notice on former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and six others to appear in court on March 10, 2016, on the case regarding the default of payment of Rs 142 million to the Sri Lanka Transport Board. Former UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha, former SLFP General Secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and former Chief of Staff to the President Gamini Senarath were among the others who were noticed. The UPFA allegedly defaulted on payment of Rs 142 million due to the SLTB for the hiring of buses to transport supporters to political campaigns of Rajapaksa during the 2015 Presidential Election campaign.

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