Five corruption cases against Johnston: Order regarding preliminary objections fixed for Jan. 18 | Daily News

Five corruption cases against Johnston: Order regarding preliminary objections fixed for Jan. 18

 

The Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara fixed January 18 to deliver its order in respect of preliminary objections raised by former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others regarding five corruption cases, today.

The Bribery Commission filed five corruption cases against former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others for allegedly causing a Rs.40 million unlawful loss to the government by employing 153 employees of the Cooperative Wholesale Establishment (CWE) for election work during the period 2010 to 2014.

Former Cooperative and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando, former CWE (Lak Sathosa) Chairman Eraj Fernando and former Minister’s Private Secretary Raj Mohideen Mohammad Sakeer were present before Colombo Additional Magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala. 


 

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