Dr Shafi’s FR fixed for August 6

22 July 2019 03:56 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Supreme Court today re-fixed the hearing of the Fundamental Rights Petition filed on behalf of Dr Shafi Shihabdeen for August 6, 2019.

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Buwaneka Aluwihare, Justice T. B. Dehideniya and Justice Padman Surasena fixed the matter after it was observed that notices had not been received by certain Respondents.

The Court directed the Registrar to re-issue the notices.

Dr Shihabdeen challenged in this petition that his arrest and detention was illegal and unlawful.

Deputy Solicitor General Thusith Mudalige appeared on behalf of the Attorney General. Faisz Musthapha PC with Faiza Markar, Hejaaz Hizbullah and Hafeel Farisz appeared for the Petitioner. (Shehan Chamika Silva)

  Comments - 4

  • nadarajah Monday, 22 July 2019 04:22 PM

    I am sure the lord muruga will free him of all the allegations and facilitate the family to live in peace

    Leelananda Pilanawithana Monday, 22 July 2019 07:42 PM

    Not only that load but also Buddha's blessing will give him And protect him.

    Mishael Maurice Monday, 22 July 2019 08:33 PM

    Why can’t the cardinal see the injustice that is happening to a Muslim doctor? Why is he speaking about governments and not against thins like this? Does he have another agenda?

    Demuni de silva Monday, 22 July 2019 09:40 PM

    Dr.Shafi, judiciary definitely will give you justice.


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