CA resumes petition against MR's Premiership

3 December 2018 11:35 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Court of Appeal (CA) resumed hearing the writ Petition filed against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa holding office of Prime Minister a short while ago.

The Court of Appeal fixed for support today the writ petition filed by 122 MPs seeking the court to direct Premier Mahinda Rajapaksa to show by which authority he holds his current office.

The Quo Warranto petition was filed by 122 MPs challenging the legality of Mr. Rajapaksa’s Premiership and the new Cabinet.

The petitioners said Mr. Rajapaksa has no majority in Parliament as confirmed by the Speaker.

  Comments - 5

  • Jude Monday, 03 December 2018 12:11 PM

    For Verdict, it would be referred to PARLIAMENT!!??

    Labby Monday, 03 December 2018 12:40 PM

    Not 'would', it Should.

    SN Monday, 03 December 2018 12:36 PM

    President should resign and have a Presidential elections for the mess done.

    joshua Monday, 03 December 2018 12:52 PM

    Hope MR will be given the marching orders. That will be a good sling of mud on MS too.

    Charlie brown Monday, 03 December 2018 01:36 PM

    And what makes you think a man who pays no attention to the democratic process ,will pay attention to what judges say ....he sees his position as his divine right ,and like all dictators believes his own publicity

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