The Writ Application filed by former Minister Wimal Weerawansa, challenging the notice issued on him by the Bribery Commission was rejected yesterday (28th) by a Supreme Court Bench comprising Justices Priyasath Dep, Upali Abeyrathne and K.T. Chithrasena,
Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Rajaratnam told Court that the Bribery Commission would have to be closed down if every person who received notice from Bribery Commission asking them to come to commission for any investigation challenges such notice.
Wimal Weerawansa had presented a Writ Application challenging the notice issued on him by the Bribery Commission informing him to present before the Commission. He sought a Court order quashing the notice.
Additional Solicitor General told Court that the Bribery Commission issued the notice under Section 23 of Commission Act and it is regular process to commence inquiry.