The three member Special High Court Bench comprising judges Sampath Abeykone, Sampath Wijeratne and Champa Janaki granted permission to Gotabhaya when the case pertaining to the Rs. 33 million misappropriation of funds for the construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial in Medamulana was taken up for hearing today.
Further, the defence attorneys had raised preliminary objections regarding the manner the Attorney General had filed charges against the four defendants.
The Attorney General is scheduled to be summoned on March 28 to respond.