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Alleged misappropriation of Rs.20 million

Case against Gammanpila fixed for further trial

The case filed against Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader MP Udaya Gammanpila for allegedly misappropriating Rs. 20 million following his alleged fraudulent share transaction was yesterday fixed for further trial by Colombo High Court.

When the case came up before High Court Judge Dhammika Ganepola, the case was fixed for further trial on July 15.

The Attorney General (AG) alleged that MP Udaya Gammanpila has misappropriated Rs. 20 million when selling the shares of Digital Nominees to businessman Dhammika Perera.

The AG further charged that the alleged business transaction had taken place using a fraudulent power of attorney to sell the shares belonging to Australian businessman Brian Shaddick. The AG has listed 20 persons as witnesses in the case and named 16 documents as production items of the case. MP Gammanpila was arrested in this regard on June 18, 2016. He is currently out on bail.

Deputy Solicitor General Dilan Ratnayake appeared for the Attorney General.

President’s Counsel Shavindra Fernando with Jayantha Weerasinghe PC appeared for MP Gammanpila.



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