Bribery case against former President’s Chief of Staff postponed till tomorrow

Bribery case against former President’s Chief of Staff postponed till tomorrow

Bribery case against former President’s Chief of Staff postponed till tomorrow

Written by Staff Writer

09 Sep, 2019 | 9:07 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The bribery case against president’s former Chief of Staff, Dr Kusumdasa Mahanama and former Chairman of State Timber Corporation, Piyadasa Dissanayake was postponed until tomorrow (September 10).

The case was to be taken up before a Special High Court trial at bar today and it was postponed as the Bribery Commission submitted an amended charge sheet against the defendants.

The Bribery Commission has charged the defendants with taking a bribe of Rs 2bn from an Indian businessman named S. Nagaraja.

The Special High Court ordered the businessman to produce his two mobile phones before the court tomorrow.

The case was taken up before the judges Sampath Wijeratne, Sampath Abeykoon and Champa Janaki Rajaratnnam today.

 

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