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Colombo High Court today noticed Minister Rajitha Senaratne, his wife, both sons and eight others to appear in court on April 2 to inquire into a habeas corpus application seeking that a girl allegedly abducted and detained by the respondents be produced in Court.

The petitioners had sought an interim order against four of the respondents seeking that the petitioner’s daughter Dinithi Aloka Ranasinghe be produced in Court and handed over to the custody of her parents.

They also requested Court to direct the JMO to examine her and submit a report to Court and to hand over the custody of their daughter Aloka to a person authorised by Court during the hearing of the habeas corpus application.

The petitioners appealed the High Court to refer the inquiry into the habeas corpus application to a Magistrate.

They said their daughter was born on November 15, 1997 and was a student of the Asian International School where she sat the London GCE (O/L) examination last year.

The petitioners state that during a party hosted by the respondents last year the third respondent sought permission from the petitioners to speak to Dinithi Aloka.

This request was declined and sometime later the 1st respondent had appealed to the petitioners to allow the third respondent to speak to Aloka before the third respondent went abroad.

On February 24, last year Dinithi Aloka had telephoned the petitioners from her school and had told them that her Art Class would be over by 3.30 p.m. and to pick her up from school.

The petitioners said that when they went to the school they had found that their daughter Aloka was not in school. On inquiring from her friends they found that Aloka was seen inside a vehicle with the registration No. GL 7370 which belonged to the first respondent

The petitioners said thereafter on several occasions they had tried to gain access to their daughter but all the efforts had failed and had such complained to the police.(TFT)


 
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  • Banana Citizen Friday, 20 March 2015 05:53 PM

    My sugession is that the voter must be made supreme and a voters bank should be created enabling the voter to revoke his castes vote to any candidate or political party filing a motion in the Supreme Court if he is not satisfied with the one he had voted in good trust citing "BRAECH OF TRUST" in first merits.

    Upali Friday, 20 March 2015 11:45 AM

    so called custodians of YAHAPALANAYA GETTING ACCUSED

    ANTON Friday, 20 March 2015 11:51 AM

    BEFORE LONG THEY WILL BECOME CLOSE RELATIVES, AS USUAL WE POOR CITIZENS WILL BECOME BUFFALOES.

    Anu Friday, 20 March 2015 06:11 PM

    Disgrace to the girl , her school and her parents

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Saturday, 21 March 2015 11:56 AM

    Ivo does not seem to be very good at arithmetic. If the girl was born on 15th November 1997 she is not 18 yet. This means she is still a minor and at the time this incident occurred, one year ago, she would have been only 16

    Lali Friday, 20 March 2015 12:03 PM

    A very good action by yahapalanaya. Truth will shine very soon.

    saman Saturday, 21 March 2015 04:43 AM

    Yalapaalanam overflowing. .....

    Aranolis Friday, 20 March 2015 06:19 PM

    The incident had taken place when Rajitha was a Minister under Mahindas Govt. and if the complaint had been made then he Businessman and his wife would have gone missing. Now the businessman is bold and is openly complaining due to Maithree Palanaya. via DM Android App

    Harischandra Samarasinghe Friday, 20 March 2015 12:11 PM

    No one is above Law.

    chandike Friday, 20 March 2015 12:23 PM

    Dear reader you can not take anything for granted.. We all need to aspire this country prosper with good governance. It can be done by each one of us by commenting responsible manner irrespective of our political alliance. Act responsibly. You can not expect a government and administration to be clean if your thoughts and deeds are not clean as citizens.

    Ivo Friday, 20 March 2015 07:37 PM

    This girl is 18 years...she is not a minor. It need to be clarified if she has acted of her own free willWhich seems likely considering the silence of the parents for over a year.

    Freebird Friday, 20 March 2015 07:55 PM

    Good the whole family is going to the court via DM Android App

    Cheers Friday, 20 March 2015 01:49 PM

    Boru shobana started

    Nature Saturday, 21 March 2015 08:14 AM

    Incident one year back No child yet via DM Android App

    BV Friday, 20 March 2015 09:21 PM

    THIS IS A PERSONAL FAMALY MATTER.ITS LEFT TO THE COURT OF LAW TO RESOLVE IT.IT COULD HAPPEN IN ANY FAMALY.WHY SHOULD RAJITHA RESIGN. via DM Android App

    Daya Weerasinghe Friday, 20 March 2015 09:31 PM

    Whatever the party....all these fathers sons and uncles are a curse on Sri Lankan politics.!

    Gonperera Friday, 20 March 2015 09:48 PM

    Appoint a Task Force to investigate

    Chan Saturday, 21 March 2015 08:42 AM

    Most important part is not reported. Where is the girl and what does she say? Abducted or she went on her own.. that solves the mystery.. it happened Feb 24 last year. why did they wait for so long? Can we get answers to those..

    anura Saturday, 21 March 2015 09:08 AM

    Good for nothing politicos and their corrupt family members. They talk as saints, but a rotten lot who thrive on rotten srilankan politics.

    truespeaker Saturday, 21 March 2015 09:11 AM

    Let the law speak before the politics does please give some justice to the family rather than the accusations given to them leading to political gains.

    jan Friday, 20 March 2015 10:24 PM

    when did she go missing. last year or this year via DM Android App

    anu Saturday, 21 March 2015 04:26 PM

    it s time to get rid of all unlawful political characters from our society if we want move forward as a nation and gain respect in front of the world.

    Ranjan Joseph Friday, 20 March 2015 10:47 PM

    According to the present law, any girl over the age of sixteen years of age, can decide and engage in a sexual relationship, however can get married only at or after eighteen years of age. Current medical opinion has shown twenty years and later to be most biologically suitable age for sexual relationships, as teen pregnancies increase serious risks to both mother and baby. Although there are laws to help young girls to decide for themselves, it is the more crucial responsibility of lawmakers to ensure they protect the children of Sri Lanka from early health problems and disasters. Over to you President Maithripala Sirisena.

    veda-mama Friday, 20 March 2015 03:26 PM

    MONA LAGAENETHI WEDADHA, MAEWA????

    Lawry Friday, 20 March 2015 11:29 PM

    The parents are after money now?. What is the reputation of the family? Why would a girl want to leave good parents?

    dharma Friday, 20 March 2015 11:49 PM

    then mr Rajapaska government judicial is direct under the president, now things are change, you must face the criminal case.

    Bala Friday, 20 March 2015 05:10 PM

    My only comment is why wait one year to file action. This happened in Feb of 2014. Looks something not quite in order.

    hiran Gunawardena Saturday, 21 March 2015 12:48 AM

    He preach to people about good governance and he is summoned to courtover child abduction. Also he think child came on her own will. What kind of idiot is he16yr old is a child they cant go without parent approval via DM Android App

    Premalal Friday, 20 March 2015 11:04 AM

    If only MR was in power?

    Lakshman De Silva Saturday, 21 March 2015 11:18 AM

    Heabeas Corpus Application has no age limit as it to produce the abducted victim back to the petitioner. Once the girl is produced, the law enforcement can investigate and if abduction was real, then criminal prosecution will be instituted. However, chances are that this will be hushed up.

    Wellwisher Friday, 20 March 2015 11:04 AM

    Independent law for everybody without political interference. This is what we expect!

    andycap Friday, 20 March 2015 11:05 AM

    Now we can see "Good Governance" and "independence of the judiciary" in action, if there is any!!

    ramola Friday, 20 March 2015 11:07 AM

    The proper thing for him to do is resign instead of shaming president sirisena.

    damithw Friday, 20 March 2015 05:26 PM

    Son take down father. : MR went down because of Namal. Anura did the same to Sirimavo. Mervin Son did the same to Mervin. Now Eksath doing the same to Rajitha. Parents need to follow a religion ( does not mater whether it is Buddhist, christian or Muslim) . should have a living philosophy.. If not, this famous are fathers going down like "DOGs"

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 20 March 2015 11:08 AM

    Now lets watch the manipulation.

    V Andrew Friday, 20 March 2015 05:28 PM

    The question that arises is what the parents were doing for more than a year, without pressing charges? Were they scared that the despotic regime would silence them? Or were they themselves part of a shameless and evil deed, but now had a change of heart?


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