Member of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the alleged bond scams Justice Prasanna Jayawardena yesterday asked Jeewantha Jayatillake, Counsel appearing for Steve Samuel Personal Assistant to Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Ltd Arjuna Aloysius, to hand over the files containing documents marked AM and RK pertaining to the text messages to the Commission.
Justice Jayawardena said that the Commission needed to verify who were known as AM and RK.
Although Steve Samuel had been summoned by the Commission yesterday his counsel said that his client was unable to be present as he was in hospital.
The Counsel said a medical certificate would be submitted to the Commission.
When Justice Jayawardena requested Samuel’s Counsel to submit the aforesaid document the latter said that his client had informed him that the files required by the Commission were not available with him.
However, Jayatillake informed the Commission that the details requested by the Commission would be submitted with an affidavit on Thursday (12).