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Arjuna’s Ministry trespass case inquiry on January 4

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday fixed further inquiries, for January 4, into the case filed against former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga for trespassing into the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematagoda on October 23.

MP Ranatunga allegedly trespassed into the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematgoda on October 23 and causing death to a person during the conflict ignited following his entry to the premises. MP Ranatunga is currently on bail.

The CCD informed court that they recorded a statement from the complainant and statements from 20 other persons.According to the 20 statements recorded by the police, the CCD told court that there was no information on an assault.

The Magistrate ordered police to record another statement from the complainant.

The police stated that the medical report of the complainant had not been received. The Magistrate ordered the CCD to expedite investigations. The Magistrate also ordered police to obtain CCTV footage of the incident at the CPC premises.


 

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