The President’s coordinating secretary for parliamentary affairs, Kumarasiri Hettige is currently working hard over the President’s issues with the Chief Justice and the Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC).
The President recently told the heads of print and electronic media institutions that he had received an affidavit from the Naula Magistrate, Rangani Gamage, stating that she had been subjected to undue sexual advances by the JSC Secretary, Manjula Thilekaratne. This affidavit had been given to the President by Hettige.
Hettige had received the affidavit through Rangani Gamage’s father. The affidavit had been taken after promising various perks and privileged to Gamage’s father, members of the Naula Magistrate’s Court Lawyers Association said.
Matale District parliamentarian, Attorney Lakshman Wasantha Perera had introduced Gamage’s father to Hettige. Perera had informed the President that he could arrange a meeting with Gamage’s father and the President had immediately asked Hettige to follow-up on the matter.