Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Corruption case against Wimal Weerawansa postponed to May 16
Tue, Feb 20, 2018, 12:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 19, Colombo: The case filed by the Bribery Commission against former Minister and National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa will be taken up for hearing on the 16th of May.

Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi postponed the case when it was taken up for hearing today.

Wimal Weerawansa has been accused of having obtained assets and money worth Rs. 75 million illegally in a manner that exceeded his legal income from January 01, 2010 to December 31, 2014, during the former regime.

The Colombo High Courts last month served indictments on Wimal Weerawansa and enlarged him on bail granting the Bribery Commission's request for more time for the filing of the relevant case file of the case.

The Bribery Commission today handed over the documents pertaining to the indictments of the complainant side to the defense party.

The Bribery Commission has filed indictments in the High Court under 39 incidents related to the purchase of lands and vehicles among the accusations. The Bribery Commission said that these also included deposits made in Bank Accounts.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lankan President arrives in New York to attend UN General Assembly
Conference on Adaptive Social Protection in Sri Lanka: Building Resilience to Disasters and Climate Change
Police raid cannabis cultivation in Negombo
Sri Lanka targets crowds for upcoming Golden Week in Guangdong Province
President presents land deeds to 2000 Kurunegala farmers
Sri Lanka to host South Asian Youth Summit 2018
Sri Lanka will face the global economic crisis successfully - PM
Minister Malik Samarawickrama leads high powered delegation to promote investment and exports in Germany
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Council's term ends
Two suspects including a saffron-robed arrested for attempting to sell a Valampuri conch shell

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.