Court extends order preventing arrest of Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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

The former Defence Secretary had filed a writ petition seeking an interim order preventing the police from arresting him under the Public Properties Act in connection with the investigation into the misappropriation of public funds for the construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa museum. (Colombo Gazette)