Attorney-at-Law Upali Premalal Jayamanne has petitioned the Supreme
Court that General Sarath Fonseka, who has retired from service,
should vacate the official residence of the Army Commander, and make
the residence available to the present commander of the Sri Lanka
Army. He has requested the Court to direct the Secretary Defence and
the present Army Commander to take possession of the official
residence and any other quarters occupied by Fonseka.
The petition says that there are widespread rumours and speculations
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, who has thrown her weight
behind the Opposition election campaign to thwart President Mahinda
Rajapaksa’s bid to win a second term, meets First Lady Shiranthi
Rajapaksa at a recent wedding reception at the Waters Edge.
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