Mahindananda’s case fixed for April 30 | Daily News

Mahindananda’s case fixed for April 30

A corruption case filed against former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage for allegedly committing a Rs. 53.1 million fraud while importing sports equipment during the last Presidential Election, was yesterday fixed for April 30 by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

When the case was taken up before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s court, Senior State Counsel Azad Navavi appearing on behalf of the Bribery Commission informed the court that they sought the Chief Justice’s approval to transfer this case to the Special High Court and the approval had not been received yet.

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption had filed a corruption case in the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court against former Sports Minister, Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage and another official at the Sports Ministry, over a Rs. 53.1 million fraud said to have taken place when importing sports equipment for sports clubs.

The Magistrate fixed the case for April 30.


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