Gammanpila Granted Bail Over Case Regarding Forged Power Of Attorney

UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila was granted bail by Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne over the case regarding the alleged use of a forged power of attorney to sell the assets of an Australian named Brian Shaddick.

Gammanpila was released on a cash bail of Rs 25,000 and three sureties of Rs 500,000 each.

The other suspect in the case was released on a cash bail of Rs 15,000 and two sureties of Rs 500,000 each.

They were both banned from foreign travel.

The court observed that using a forged signature of a foreigner was a serious matter and directed that the suspects should not interfere with those who are involved in the case. It was also informed to court that in 2015, Gammanpila had met an individual regarding the case in Australia, and had obtained a signature for an affidavit.

Gammanpila's lawyers gave an undertaking that their client will not contact anyone connected in the case.

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