Namal’s money laundering trial postponed till February

Namal’s money laundering trial postponed till February

14 October 2019 02:18 pm

The case leveled against Namal Rajapaksa for allegedly misappropriating and investing Rs. 30 million in another company while he was serving as a member of parliament has been postponed till February 10, as ordered by the Colombo High Court. 

This was when the case was taken up before Colombo High Court Judge Pradeep Hettiarachchi today (14).
Lawyer spoke on behalf of Namal Rajapaksa requested from the Court to fix the hearing for another date as he has another court matter to attend to. Accordingly, the Colombo High Court Judge accepted the request and ordered the hearing to be retaken up on October.  

The Attorney General had filed a case against six persons including Namal Rajapaksa under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for allegedly misappropriating Rs. 30 million and investing in Govers Corporation.