Fonseka ready to countersue Wijeydasa

Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says he will  countersue Justice Minister Wijeydasa Rajapaksha in relation to comments made on the Avant Garde issue.Fonseka said that he will sue Rajapaksha for Rs. 500 million and added that he has all the evidence required to back allegations against the Justice Minister. Rajapaksha is to sue Fonseka for Rs. 500 million as damages for the statement he had made this week. Rajapaksha had earlier said he had decided to sue Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka over a defamatory statement made by him. Fonseka had accused Rajapaksha of taking bribes and attempting to hide facts relating to the Avant Garde issue.Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka said that he had made a similar statement on Rajapaksha even during the August 17 Parliament election period and he stands by that statement even today. (Colombo Gazette) read more