Johnston Fernando Remanded

Mahinda Rajapaksa era Internal Trade minister Johnston Fernando, who is accused of manipulating the money of Sathosa during the presidential election in 2015.
Kurunegala High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundera ordered to remand the accused until the case was heard.

The Magistrate also ordered that the suspects be remanded till the case is taken up for examination.

The suspects were former Minister of Trade Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Mohammed Sachir and Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando.

On the 8th January 2015, these goods were used against the use of public money by the UPFA candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa at the time of the Presidential Election. The Attorney General has filed charges.