The Fort Magistrate Court ordered the Police to collect a statement from ex President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in connection with the near Rs. 18 million money sack recovered by anti-government protesters during the acquisition of the President’s House during the July uprising.
Those who recovered the said amount of money from the President’s House handed them over to the Fort Police Station. The amount was said to be Rs. 17.8 million in cash.
The order was issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage yesterday (11), and it was also ordered to conduct a probe into the matter.