Friday, May 15, 2009

Undertaking given in the Case against the Sunday Leader

( Publications (Pvt) Ltd, publishers of the "Sunday Leader" newspaper today gave an undertaking at the District Court of Mount Lavinia that it will not publish and/or cause to publish any article and/or pictures and/or news items which are defamatory of Defence Secretary Mr. Gotabaya Rajapakse.

The undertaking was given today when the case filed by the Defence Secretary against the Sunday Leader preventing the said paper from continuing to publish articles defamatory of him was taken up at the District Court of Mount Lavinia. The Sunday Leader was asked to show cause as to why an interim injunction should not be issued against the paper. Full text