Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
22 Feb, 2021 | 1:41 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): Colombo High Court Judge, Aditya Patabandige on Monday (Feb. 22) ordered the Prisons Commissioner to produce in court infamous drug lord, Gampola Vidanage Samantha Kumara alias ‘Wele Suda’ on the 17th June 2021.
The Attorney-at-Law representing the defence pointed out in court today (22), that his client is currently held at the Boosa Prison.
The Attorney General had filed charges against ‘Wele Suda’, his wife and a relative of Wele Suda’s wife.
The case was filed with regard to offences committed under the provisions of the Money Laundering Act for the possession of assets and money worth Rs. 170 million earned through Heroin smuggling, during the period from 1st January 2010 to 25th February 2012.
High Court Judge Aditya Patabandige ordered further examination of the case pertaining to ‘Wele Suda’ to begin on 17th June 2021.
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