Sunday Leader decided to support Fonseka - Witness
Oct 12, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sunday Leader Chief Editor Fredrica Jansz giving evidence before the Trial-at-Bar consisting of three High Court Judges yesterday said that the Sunday Leader management decided to support Sarath Fonseka during the last Presidential Elections. The United National Party (UNP) agreed to assist financially and promised to pay Rs one million per week during the elections.
The three Judges are Colombo High Court Judge Deepali Wijesundera (President), Colombo High Court Judge W T M B P Warawewa and Colombo High Court Judge M Z Razeen.
Cross-examined by Senior Defence Counsel Nalin Ladduwahetty Jansz said that this agreement was announced by the UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The Sunday Leader management also decided to print the Mahinda Chinthana during the election period.