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Lawsuit against Upul Shantha Sannasgala

The wife of late Prof. Sucharitha Gamlath yesterday filed a lawsuit in the Colombo District Court against well-known tuition master and author Upul Shantha Sannasgala for allegedly defaulting a payment of Rs.2.9 million owed to Gamlath family in lieu of publication of a dictionary.

The plaintiff, Shantha Pathmaperuma, widow of Prof. Gamlath alleged that Upul Shantha Sannasgala had defaulted the concerned amount for the publication of an edition of “English-Sinhala Dictionary” authored by Prof. Sucharitha Gamlath.

The plaintiff alleged the the defendant had only made a payment of Rs.1.1 million out of Rs.4 million contrary to the agreement entered with the parties. The plaintiff said she was yet to receive Rs.2.9 million.