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Rehearing on December 8 05.AUG.2022

The Colombo Magistrate's Court has ordered a retrial on December 8 against four defendants, including former minister Namal Rajapaksa, accused of illegally earning 15 million rupees while holding the position of a Member of Parliament. The offer came up for hearing yesterday (04) in the presence of Colombo Chief Justice Nandana Amarasinghe.

Meanwhile, the Criminal Investigation Department has informed the court that the investigations in this regard have been completed and the investigation reports have been submitted to the Attorney General. According to this, the police told the court that they are waiting for the advice of the Attorney General regarding the next steps to be taken regarding this complaint.