Further trial in Gamini Senarath case fixed for February 12 | Daily News

Further trial in Gamini Senarath case fixed for February 12

Further trial in a case filed against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath and three others was yesterday fixed for February 12 by Colombo Permanent High Court-at-Bar.

This is for illegally transferring of Rs.500 million from Litro Gas to Canwill Holdings Pvt Limited.Chief Inspector Chaminda Ranasinghe attached to the FCID testified before the Trial-at-Bar bench comprising High Court Judges Sampath Abeykoon (President), Sampath Wijeratne and Champa Janaki Rajaratne. Further trial was fixed for February 12.

The four accused, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath, former Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Managing Director Piyadasa Kudabalage, former Samurdhi Commissioner Neil Bandara Hapuwinna and Lasantha Bandara are currently on bail.

The four accused had been charged under the Penal Code, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and the Public Property Act.

The Attorney General alleged that the accused have committed this offence between February 1, 2014 and January 20, 2015. Deputy Solicitor General Thusith Mudalige appeared for the Attorney General. President’s Counsel Gamini Marapana, Anil Silva PC, Ali Sabry PC and Counsel Navin Marapana and Sampath Mendis appeared for the defence.


 

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