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Colombo MC extends travel ban on Cabraal

The overseas travel ban imposed on former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Ajith Nivard Cabraal has been extended till 25 July.

The order was issued by Colombo Additional Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela, when the case was taken up in court this morning (23).

Cabraal was summoned to court this morning, however, he was not present in court and was represented by President’s Counsel Shavindra Fernando.

The complaint was then scheduled to be heard on 25 July, and extended the travel ban accordingly.

Former Governor of the Southern and Central Provinces and civil society activist Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon, had filed a private plaint before the Court via an affidavit.

Through his private plaint, Tennakoon had charged, before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court, that suspect Cabraal, a resident of No. 32/7, School Lane, Nawala, had flouted Provisions contained in Sections of 388, 392 and 386 of the Penal Code, as well as Provisions contained in Sections of the Registered Stock and Securities Ordinance Act No. 7 of 1937, by his actions.

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