BASL considers probe on police spokesman’s conduct

21 May 2014 02:59 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) is contemplating a probe on the professional conduct of Attorney-at-Law and police media spokesman, SSP Ajith Rohana.

BASL president Upul Jayasuriya said that the police media spokesman, while describing himself as a lawyer, keeps making false statements on important issues.  

“While identifying himself as an attorney-at-law, the police media spokesman keeps telling palpable lies,” Mr. Jayasuriya said.

“He can’t identify himself as a lawyer and lie,” he said; stressing the responsibility of the legal profession.

He said the BASL was considering a probe on the professional conduct of SSP Rohana. (Susitha R. Fernando)

  Comments - 8

  • Chams Wednesday, 21 May 2014 10:56 AM

    Lawyers Job is to lie to protect the client .If Lawyers tell the truth there are no cases in courts at all.Just think.

    teda Wednesday, 21 May 2014 02:22 PM

    He is lieing to protect the Police dept. lol via DM Android App

    sll Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:02 AM

    Lawyers cant lie All I know is that lawyers lie for a living. BASL Pres may be lieing too... via DM Android App

    Concerned Wednesday, 21 May 2014 09:57 AM

    Although they say, truth, nothing but the truth, in their profession lies are a part, without which they cannot survive.

    ryan Thursday, 22 May 2014 03:26 AM

    Who is Jayasuriya, he is a UNP blood sucker? What else can we expect from such an idiot.

    Old citizen Wednesday, 21 May 2014 06:27 AM

    Best action would be to prove all his lies to the public.

    GAMINI Wednesday, 21 May 2014 06:29 AM

    Lawyers are Liars one-way or the other. This is a fact.

    Randy Wednesday, 21 May 2014 06:36 AM

    Then there won't be any lawyer in the world!!! what a joke.


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