A defamation case filed by Deputy Speaker and Sri Lanka Cricket Board President Thilanga Sumathipala against former Sri Lanka Cricket captain and current Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, has been dismissed by the Nugegoda District Court.
Sumathipala had filed the case seeking Rs. 500 million over comments made by Ranatunga at a press conference in 2003.
Ranatunga had accused Sumathipala of being corrupt and unsuitable to run the Sri Lanka Cricket Board as President. (Colombo Gazette)