Easter Sunday attack: Court names Maithripala as a suspect

Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today issued notices directing former President Maithripala Sirisena to appear in court  on October 14 over a private plaint relating to Easter Sunday attack.

Magistrate Thilina Gamage further decided to name former President Maithripala Sirisena as a suspect of the private plaint.

Rev. Fr. Cyril Gamini Fernando and Jesuraj Ganeshan, a victim of Easter Sunday attack had filed a private plaint urging to take legal action against former President under section 298 of Penal Code for causing death
by negligence.

President’s Counsel Rienzie Arsekularatne with counsel Thejitha Koralage, Udara Muhandiramge and Thilina punchihewa appeared for the complainants

(from daily mirror)