Case against Chanuka Ratwatte fixed for May 23 | Daily News

Case against Chanuka Ratwatte fixed for May 23

The case filed against six individuals including Chanuka Ratwatte for allegedly carrying on finance business named Entrust Limited and accepting deposits, without authority was yesterday fixed for May 23 by the Colombo High Court.

Defence Counsel Sampath Mendis yesterday informed the court that they were yet to receive several documents pertaining to the indictments and thereby sought a further date for trial.

When the case came up before High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi, the sixth accused Isira Dharmapriya was not present in court. The court was informed that the accused was receiving treatment for an illness.

The Attorney General had filed indictments against Thirunganam Kanagasabe, Chanuka Ratwatte, Rumesha Dushyanthi Seneviratne, Sanjeewa Dayaratne, Niroshan Mendis and Isira Dharmapriya Bandara Dasanayake for violating section 2(2), 2(4) and 56(1) of the Finance Business Act, No. 42 of 2011.

The sixth accused Isira Dharmapriya Bandara Dasanayake had been functioned as the Chairman of the Entrust Limited.

Chanuka Ratwatte, the son of former Deputy Defence Minister, late Anuruddha Ratwatte had been functioned as one of the directors of the company.

At a previous occasion, Udayasiri Kariyawasam who had been named as the seventh accused was ordered to be released from the case following an application by Counsel Sampath Mendis.

Counsel Sampath Mendis and Counsel Harshana Nanayakkara appeared for the accused. 

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Case against Chanuka Ratwatte and others fixed for May 23 (16:29)

The case filed against six individuals including Chanuka Ratwatte for allegedly Carrying on finance business named Entrust Limited and accepting deposits, without authority was today fixed for May 23 by Colombo High Court.

Defence counsel Sampath Mendis today informed court that they were yet to receive several documents pertaining to the indictments and thereby sought a further date for trial.

When the case came up before, High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi, the sixth accused Isira Dharmapriya was not present in court. The court was informed that the accused was receiving treatment for an illness.


 

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