Case against Gota over museum commencing in June

The Special High Court has decided upon the commencement of the hearing of a case against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The case was filed by the Attorney General Dappual de Livera against Gotabaya Rajapaksa and six others for allegedly misusing state funds totalling Rs. 49 million.

This mismanagement of funds had reportedly taken place during the construction of the D. A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial in Medamulana.

The case has been scheduled to commence hearings on 19 June.