Dilith withdraws against TNL after apology | Daily News

Dilith withdraws against TNL after apology

The defamation case filed by Dilith Susantha Jayaweera before the Colombo District Court against Shanthilal Nilkanth Wickremesinghe and two others was withdrawn after the defendants tendered an apology to the complainant.

Complainant Dilith jayaweera filed a defemation case against Shanthilal Wickremesinghe also known as Shan Wickremesinghe, Sudath Jayasundera and Telshan Networks Private Limited for damage caused to his reputation and that of his companies through remarks made in the Dasa Desin programme of the TNL Isira Radio on June 11 2011 and October 20, 21, 27, 2011.

Complainant Jayaweera in his plaint submitted to court that among the remarks made in relation to him the ones concerning the stock exchange and related investments, in the Dasasin program caused damage to his reputation and that of his companies.

The case was withdrawn by Jayaweera after the defendants tendered an apology. They(defendants) have also assured that the apology will be aired on this programme within a fortnight