Dilith Jayaweera to be counter-sued for Rs 20 billion if frivolous legal action is taken (Photo)

Dilith Jayaweera to be counter-sued for Rs 20 billion if frivolous legal action is taken (Photo)

Dilith Jayaweera to be counter-sued for Rs 20 billion if frivolous legal action is taken (Photo)

Written by Tharushan Fernando

20 May, 2015 | 7:41 pm

Attorney-at Law G.G. Arulparagasam, representing the Chairman of the Capital Maharaja Organisation R. Rajamahendran, has addressed a letter to Attorney-at-Law Saman Senadheera, in response to a letter he had directed, on the instructions of his client, businessman Dilith Jayaweera.

According to the letter, G.G. Arulparagasam states that his client has instructed that if any frivolous action is filed by Dilith Jayaweera against his client, he would sue Jayaweera for Twenty Billion Rupees as damages for malicious institution of civil proceedings.

The letter was dispatched to Attorney-at Law Saman Senadheera, this afternoon, by Attorney-at-Law G.G. Arulparagasam, acting on the instructions of the Chairman of the Capital Maharaja Organisation.

Arulparagasam states in the letter, that it is crystal clear that Dilith Jayaweera, has no cause of action against his client and any law student would be aware of it.

Arulpragasam writes that Attorney-at-Law Saman Senadheera’s claim that his client Dilith Jayaweera is a graduate and a lawyer by profession.

As such he notes that it is clear there are mala fides on the part of Dilith Jayaweera.

Attorney-at-Law Arulparagasam writes that if action is instituted against his client, Mr. Rajamahendran, suitable legal action would be taken against Dilith Jayaweera, for abuse of process of court.

Arulpragasam states that he has been instructed by his client, to state that if any frivolous action is filed by Jayaweera against his client, steps will be taken by Mr. Rajamahendran to sue Jayaweera for 20 billion rupees, as damages for malicious institution of civil proceedings.

In such event, Arulpragasam states, “Mr. Rajamahendran would also take steps to prevent your client from disposing the assets of your client, pending the hearing of the case, so that my client could successfully recover his damages from your client”.

The letter written by Attorney-at-Law G.G. Arulpragasam, states that the relevant TV channels had every right in law to make the telecasts referred to in the letter sent by Attorney-at-Law Saman Senadheera on the instructions of Dilith Jayaweera

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