Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage yesterday (21) approved SLPP MP Namal Rajapaksa to leave for overseas till 1 February next year.
The MP was granted the approval when the case filed by the CID before the Colombo Fort Magistrate over criminal misappropriation of a sum of Rs 70 million from KRISH Company under the guise of rugby promotion, was called.
When the case was taken up, Counsel for MP Rajapaksa sought approval from Court for his client to head abroad with effect from yesterday till 1 February 2023. Magistrate Gamage acceded to the request.
By Hansi Nanayakkara