A warrant was issued on popular film star and film director Ranjan Ramanayake for failure to attend courts
The Teldeniya Magistrate Saliya Perera yesterday issued a warrant on Mr. Ramanayake to appear in courts following a complaint that he had not settled a bill of Rs. 752,000 due to a hotel in the area. Along with Mr. Ramanayake, another film director Rohan Pinnaduwa had been noticed to appear in courts..
Though Mr. Pinnaduwa was present in court, Mr. Ramanayake had not been present, Teldeniya police sub-inspector Upali Chandrasiri informed court
The court then issued a warrant on Mr. Ramanayake returnable on July 17, 2007. Attorney-at-law Sarath Prema Kumar appeared for the prosecution.