Appeal Court to receive petition against remand order of Johnston

Appeal Court to receive petition against remand order of Johnston

September 11, 2018   02:42 pm

The Appeal Court will receive a support petition claiming that the remand order on MP Johnston Fernando is improper.

The petition will be filed at the Appeal Court tomorrow (12), according to Ada Derana reporter.

Former Minister MP Johnston Fernando and two others, charged over the alleged financial misuse at Lanka Sathosa, have been re-remanded until tomorrow.

Kurunegala High Court issued the order today (11) when the case was taken up before the court.

The defendants had been arrested and remanded over the alleged import of 222,717 metric tonnes of rice for Lanka Sathosa in 2008 without the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Kurunegala High Court recently issued an order to hear the case against Former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others, on a daily basis from today.

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