Dec 14, 2017

Dates to be fixed to hear case against Namal Featured

The Colombo high court will today (14) fix dates to hear the case against Namal Rajapaksa and four others over an unlawful earning of Rs. 30 million by the MP’s Gower’s Corporate Services in a deal with another company.

Namal as well as Pavitra Sujani Bogollagama, Nitya Senani Samaranayake, Indika Prabhatha Karunajeewa and Ornella Iresha Silva were served with indictments on June 06 over 11 counts in this case.

Colombo high court judge Sampath Abeykoon, who took up the matter yesterday, gave permission to Namal to go overseas between 20 and 30 of December.

Meanwhile, the media has reported that businessman Nandana Jayadeva Lokuwithana, whose name has been mentioned in the Panama Papers, has bought for Rs. 400 million the no. 07, Gower Street, Colombo 50 building said to have been owned by Namal.