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US court dismisses lawsuit against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

United States court dismissed a law suit filed against Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka's presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and the brother of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was defense chief when Lasantha Wickrematunge, editor of the Sunday Leader newspaper, was ambushed and killed near the Ratmalana High Security Zone on the morning of January 8, 2009.

The California court has announced that it had granted Rajapaksa's motion to dismiss the lawsuit on grounds that the court lacks the jurisdiction to consider Wickrematunge's claims......................

 

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