President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been released from all indictments in the D. A. Rajapaksa memorial case, sources said.
A three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a short while ago the writ petition challenging presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa's citizenship.
The Court of Appeal today rejected the revision and writ applications filed by former Secretary to the Defence Ministry Gotabaya Rajapaksa challenging the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar in the D. A. Rajapaksa Memorial case filed against him.
Former Defence Secretary and presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning said the civil suit notices served to him at a Trader Joe’s in Pasadena, California, were politically motivated targeting his candidacy at the upcoming presidential elections.
Former Defence Secretary and presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa is facing two civil suits in two separate cases pertaining to his term in office in Sri Lanka.