The case filed by Nevil Fernando claiming Rs 200 million compensation as his reputation been damaged due to the public statement made by the FLSP educational Secretary Pubudu Jayagoda.
The allegations related to defamation and it was a matter of making a statement to a newspaper saying that SAITM is a bogus institution and Nevil Fernando is a racketeer similar to Sakvithi. The case was taken for consideration at the Colombo District Curt on the 9th May. However, Nevil Fernando’s Attorney Saumya Amarasekara stated that his client advised to withdraw the case as there are no grounds to go ahead with it. Attorney Nuwan Bopage appeared on behalf of Pubudu Jayagoda.