IGP, former Treasury Secretary summoned over Gamini Senarath's case

Colombo Permanent High Court-at-Bar today issued summons on Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Treasury Secretary P.B. Jayasundara to appear in court on May 13 to give evidence as defence witnesses in a case filed against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath and others.

The prosecution evidence pertaining to the case filed against four accused for illegally transferring of Rs.500 million from Litro Gas to Canwill Holdings Pvt Limited was concluded on last February 12.

Accordingly, defence counsel today submitted a list of defence witnesses including IGP Jayasundara and former Treasury Secretary. Defence evidence to be commenced on May 13.

At a previous occasion, the Court ordered to acquit and release third accused former Samurdhi Commissioner Neil Bandara Hapuwinna from the case owing to lack of evidence transpired against him during the prosecution evidence.



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