Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara in a Fundamental Rights Petition filed before the Supreme Court today pleaded for an interim order preventing the President from dismissing him from office.
The Petition said that the order by the President to send Jayasundara on compulsory leave had violated his Fundamental Rights. The Petition urged the suspension of the order made by the President to send IGP Jayasundara on compulsory leave.
The Petition named the Acting IGP, members of the Constitutional Council, the Prime Minister and the Attorney General as respondents. (Thilini de Silva and Ranjan Katugapola)