When the Galle face activists entered the Presidential Palace, over one crore seventy eight lakh rupees were found there. The Court of Appeal today issued a writ, invalidating the summons issued by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court to the Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province, Deshbandu Tennakoon, to appear as a suspect in connection with the incident.
Judge Nishanka Bandula Karunaratne and A. The order was issued by the bench comprising Mr. Marikkar
Meanwhile, the Attorney General has issued a letter to name Deshbandu Tennakoon as a suspect in connection with the attack on the “Gota Go gama” struggle in Gallface on May 9th of last year and the Court of Appeal has issued a writ of invalidity.
According to police sources, these two rulings have removed the obstacles for former DIG Deshbandhu Tennakon to become the next IGP to a considerable extent.