Mr. Herath had released audio clips to the social media to back up his claim.
SJB candidate and former MP Ajith P. Perera told a news conference that the audio clips are fake and there was no point in talking about them now.
“Mr. Herath filed a petition in the Supreme Court which were dismissed by the SC. This tool place three weeks ago,” he said. “The UNP should prove its strength at the election. Our main rival is the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and not the UNP.”