Colombo High Court issues summons on Ravi Karunanayake & Arjun Aloysius

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Colombo High Court Judge Aithya Patabendige on Monday (12) ordered to issue summons on Ex-Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Arjun Aloysius of Perpetual Treasuries Limited to appear in Court on the 18th of November 2020.

The Bribery Commission filed indictments consisting of six counts against former Minister Ravi Karunanayake and PTL beneficiary owner Arjun Aloysius in Colombo High Court on the 21st of September.

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption alleged the former Minister had committed a punishable offence under section 19(c) of the Bribery Commission Act while soliciting and accepting a gratification being a public servant between February 12, 2016 and September 30, 2016.

The Bribery Commission alleged first accused Ravi Karunanayake had accepted a gratification from second accused Aloysius while leasing an apartment in Colpetty (No. 5PH2, Monarch Housing Complex) for Rs.11.68 million using the cheques issued by Walt & Row Associates (Pvt) Ltd and Perpetual Capital Private Ltd in which Aloysius was a director.