(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – The Colombo High Court today (07th Tuesday) granted permission to amend the charge sheet in the case pertaining to the misuse of funds belonging to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, during the 2015 Presidential Election.
The order was issued by Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga when the case was taken up for hearing today.
Charges have been leveled against Former Presidential Secretariat Lalith Weeratunga and Former Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Anusha Palpita over misappropriating 600 million rupees in public funds for the purchase of Sil Material during the 2015 Presidential Election.
Accordingly, among the three charges leveled against the defendants, the charge which fell under the Public Property Act was amended and produced in court.
The Colombo High Court ordered the case to be taken up for hearing once again on the 13th of March after the Defendants plead not guilty to the charge.