Gangodawila Magistrate Harsha Pelpola ordered three media organizations yesterday to handover the unedited visuals and voice recordings of the lawyer Aasha Kahawatta who spoke on behalf of parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayaka during the raid to CID for further investigation. The order was given with the sole purpose of safeguarding the dignity of the courts. Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peris said everyone has a moral responsibility to safeguard the respect of the court.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Solicitor General informed Nugegoda Additional Magistrate yesterday that the voice recordings of the telephone discussions held between parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayaka and high court judges and magistrates will be investigated comprehensively. The Deputy Solicitor General also requested the CID to submit all telephone recordings along with the telephone numbers of the clandestine involvement of High Court Judges.