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Case against Minister Ranatunga fixed for further trial

The case filed against Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga and his wife was yesterday fixed for further trial on June 2 by the Colombo High Court.

The case was taken up before Colombo High Court Judge Manjula Thilakarathne. The Attorney General (AG) had filed indictments against Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga, his wife Maureen Ranatunga, and another person, on threatening a businessman demanding the balance out of Rs. 64 million.

The AG filed indictments on charges of committing the offences between April 6, 2015, and June 2, 2015.

The AG has named 65 witnesses and included 35 articles as court productions against the three accused in this case.