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Women for Justice files Quo Warranto seeking to unseat Ranil

2018-12-11 18:35:55
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An organization identifying themselves as Women for Justice yesterday filed a petition in the Court of Appeal seeking a Quo Warranto order to unseat former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe from his parliamentarian seat.

The organization's co-chairman Sharmila Gonawela told the media that Mr. Wickremesinghe’s membership in Parliament was illegal.

She claimed that while Mr. Wickremesinghe was functioning as a parliamentarian a company of his was involved in business with State organizations and institutions and as such he could not act as a parliamentarian.

She said therefore she sought the Court to declare that his membership in parliament was null and void. (T.Farook Thajudeen)

 

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  Comments - 32

  • Apo Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:40

    Yeah I’m sure all the other MPs are super clean with no conflicts of interest. We all know who is behind your statement!

    Reply : 26       168

    jinna Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:29

    Must be one of Namal's sweet hearts.

    Reply : 22       115

    Cluless Wednesday, 12 December 2018 01:16

    Not worth a comment.

    Reply : 6       26

    Sri lankan Wednesday, 12 December 2018 06:31

    So your sweetheart Namal owns ONLY 10 companies ??!!....so desperate

    Reply : 6       29

    raj Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:42

    where were they all these years?

    Reply : 15       154

    sandy123 Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:27

    Just born....

    Reply : 8       89

    cham Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:50

    Suddenly so much love for the country. How much namal pay you?

    Reply : 3       18

    Voldy Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:43

    Wanna add insult to injury? Isn't unseating him premiership enough?

    Reply : 15       83

    Suresh Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:46

    There is a saying in Sinhala. ... No medicine for foolishness

    Reply : 15       121

    abc Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:47

    Women for Treason

    Reply : 13       103

    Hasho Wednesday, 12 December 2018 04:44

    My God ! Treason against Ranil?

    Reply : 4       11

    fair Wednesday, 12 December 2018 09:48

    @hasho. treason is when you violate the law against the people

    Reply : 6       4

    ravin Tuesday, 11 December 2018 18:57

    ha haa !! is this the same member who ask for pension as soon as elected to Colombo Municipal Council?

    Reply : 9       96

    Observer Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:21

    Dancing to some other tune

    Reply : 5       53

    Rajitha Tuesday, 11 December 2018 19:07

    The writer of Janathipathi Thatha

    Reply : 11       101

    PAUL Tuesday, 11 December 2018 19:35

    Women always seek justice. Sky is the limit for justice according to them and no one is going to challenge them because of the justice. The world end some day because of their justice.

    Reply : 12       32

    Samson Tuesday, 11 December 2018 19:36

    Did RW's business with govt start yesterday? or is this a stunt by the JOkers. If it was old business what was this person doing all this time. Of course there are no others in parliament doing any business with govt.

    Reply : 6       52

    K. C. John Tuesday, 11 December 2018 19:39

    They actually call themselves "Women for Justice"? Somebody's either got an extreme sense of humour or the "Sirisena Syndrome"!

    Reply : 8       52

    Unchikun Tuesday, 11 December 2018 19:58

    As least Ranil is sane.

    Reply : 10       42

    UniDon Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:07

    wonder whether time relay matters when it comes to conflict of interest? maybe this woman a puppet, but we should carefully listen what she has to tell us

    Reply : 17       21

    Shan Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:13

    Stupid. Anyone directly elected by the people's vote can only be unseated with voting down by the people unless there is a breach of the constitution. If what this woman is saying true, what about all the other MPs?

    Reply : 7       35

    Cow Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:17

    Gona who?

    Reply : 6       40

    PAUL Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:26

    A lady who came from South Africa

    Reply : 5       33

    sandy123 Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:26

    Finding so many trumps to hit RW. Shame... Shame... Shame...

    Reply : 10       32

    PAUL Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:34

    It seems that these days lawyers of Sirisena and MR are too busy. All of them are twenty four hour duty in search of faults of RW.

    Reply : 8       43

    Harini Wednesday, 12 December 2018 06:22

    Well there are so many faults in him. Like not carrying out the mandate for which he was elected for example.

    Reply : 7       4

    Ali Akbar Tuesday, 11 December 2018 21:46

    She must not be a MR supporter. RW will loose for the 30th time if he is in parliament.

    Reply : 27       11

    Jude Wednesday, 12 December 2018 04:19

    This woman must have hit her head against the head board while in bed with the famous siblings!!??

    Reply : 1       14

    PIWA Wednesday, 12 December 2018 06:00

    What is this women for justice? Seems to be a tea club. Google provides nothing about this ladies club. Not even an Internet presence you will find.

    Reply : 1       10

    Ranjit Wednesday, 12 December 2018 07:23

    Is there a way to punish a person for wasting valuable court time and effort.

    Reply : 2       10

    cham Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:51

    Who's keep is this?

    Reply : 1       7

    maiqbal Wednesday, 12 December 2018 15:22

    Talking for the sake of talking, Oh god help us from these evils.

    Reply : 1       1

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