ON MALICIOUS STATEMENTS MADE TO SHAMMI THREE INDIVIDUALS TO BE DEALT WITH BY SLC

SLC to take legal action against three individuals over malicious statements

Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to take legal action against three individuals for making false allegations against Sri Lanka Cricket President Shammi Silva.

The SLC said an article had first appeared in a tabloid/gossip website Lanka Enews dated 25th November and another news item had been published on Hiru News, titled “විදෙස් සංචාරවලට කාන්තාවන් අරන් ගිහින් ෂම්මි සිල්වා සැප ගත්තේ කාගේ සල්ලි වලින්ද?”

“Having given due consideration to the gravity of the unsubstantiated and malicious allegations impugning the good name and integrity Sri Lanka Cricket,and its President, Mr. Shammi Silva, the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket, has instructed its legal counsel to take swift, and appropriate legal action against three individuals namely Asela Sampath, Sanjaya Mahawatta and other individual who appeared before the media recently, making the said false and malicious statement.

Accordingly, SLC has sent Letters of Demand claiming Rupees Five Hundred Million from each individual as damages for the reputational losses that occurred to Sri Lanka Cricket and its officials by the said false and derogatory statement” Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.

2022-12-09