Basil’s GI pipes case fixed for trial on June 4

Basil’s GI pipes case fixed for trial on June 4

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The Colombo High Court has fixed dates for the hearing of the lawsuit filed against Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director General of the Divi Neguma Development Department Kithsiri Ranawaka. Accordingly the case will be taken up for hearing on the 04th of June.
The case was taken up before High Court Judge A. A. R. Heiyanthuduwa today. They are accused of incurring a loss of over 36 million rupees to the State.
The Attorney General had filed indictments against them on charges of purchasing GI pipes from funds belonging to the Department and distributing the pipes to Local government bodies during the previous presidential election.