Court extends stay order preventing arrest of Gotabaya

The Court of Appeal today extended a stay order preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

When the case was heard today the stay order was extended till March 28.

The FCID was looking to arrest Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the use of public funds for the construction of the D.A.Rajapaksa museum when he was the Secretary of Defence.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa had filed a petition in court against the move to arrest him. (Colombo Gazette)