Court of Appeal extends stay order against arresting Gotabaya

Earlier Rajapaksa had filed a petition in court seeking an order against his arrest.Rajapaksa was facing arrest over the alleged misappropriation of over Rs. 90 million of Government funds for the construction of a memorial for his parents when he was the Defence Secretary. (Colombo Gazette) The Court of Appeal today extended a stay order against arresting former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa till December 15.The stay order was initially issued till today.