Money Laundering case against Namal and others fixed for June 7

The case filed against Hambantota district Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and five others under Money Laundering Act was fixed for further trial on June 7 by Colombo High Court Judge Pradeep Hettiarachchi.

The defence sought a further date for the trial citing Namal Rajapaksa will have to attend Parliament.

The Attorney General had filed indictments against six accused for their alleged involvement in laundering money amounting to Rs.30 million through Gowers Corporate Services (Pvt) Limited

Four accused Namal Rajapaksa, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Nithya Senani Samaranayake, Sujani Bogollagama and Iresha Silva who functioned as the directors of Gowers Corporation Pvt. Ltd director were present in court when the case was taken up before Colombo High Court.

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