The Colombo High Court informed today that the order on issuing a notice to hear the revision application against the bailing out former minister Rajitha Senaratne will be given on Tuesday. The Colombo Chief Magistrate ordered on the 30th of December to bail out the former minister who was arrested in connection with the controversial white van media conference. The Colombo High court judge Manjla Thilakaratne ordered to take up the revision application filed by the attorney general requesting to make the order void today. Accordingly, former minister Rajitha Senaratne arrived at the Colombo High Court today.
- Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga removed from the Attanagalla seat organizer post.
- Infectious Diseases Hospital sources state that investigations have revealed that the foreigner who was receiving treatment at the base hospital had contracted a virus known as influenza ‘A’.