Rajagiriya Hit & Run Case : AG to file Indictments against Patali

Rajagiriya Hit & Run Case : AG to file Indictments against Patali

Rajagiriya Hit & Run Case : AG to file Indictments against Patali

Written by Zulfick Farzan

24 Jun, 2020 | 12:16 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Attorney General today informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Kanchana Neranjana Silva that separate indictments will be filed with the Colombo High Court against Ex-Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and ASP Sudath Asmadala over the 2012 Rajagiriya motor accident.

These indictments include causing a motor accident in Rajagiriya injuring two people, fleeing the scene, and switching drivers to mislead detectives.

The Attorney General’s Department said the Colombo Crimes Division has concluded its investigations with regard to the accident which took place on the 28th of February 2012.

Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris informed the court today, after studying the files on the investigations the indictments will be filed with the High Court against both suspects.

Former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, his driver Dilum Thusitha Kumara and ASP Sudath Asmadala, named as suspects were present in court today.

The prosecution was ordered by the Colombo Additional Magistrate to inform the court on the 02nd of September of the steps which would be taken against the suspects.

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