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CPA files FR against Mohan Peiris

2013-01-15 05:13:35
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A Fundamental Right petition has been filed by the Centre for Alternatives (CPA) seeking to restrain the Parliamentary Council from considering the appointment of a new Chief Justice and restrain Mohan Peiris from functioning as the CJ on the basis that there is no vacancy.

The case is to be supported today.


  Comments - 18

  • dulan Tuesday, 15 January 2013 06:02

    What school did Mohan Pieris for to.He should be ashamed to take a job like this.

    Reply : 12       89

    chris Tuesday, 15 January 2013 09:13

    He started at St.Joseph's College and did final 2 years at Royal.... I am sure that the OBU's of both colleges will be bending back wards to felicitate this patriotic son of Sri Lanka... who obviously did not "Learn of Books and Men !!!!

    But it also must not be forgotten be that he is also a lawyer !!!!!
    NM, Colvin and others must be having nightmares in their graves..

    Reply : 2       29

    jayantha silva Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:36

    Well said. Interestingly , he was the ' advisor ' at the time the plot was being hatched to oust the previous CJ . Talk of ethics and self respect ............

    2       15

    Amal Fernando Tuesday, 15 January 2013 06:04

    Good luck. Let's teach this undemocratic govt that, they cannot touch the judicary easily like they does for other bodies....

    Reply : 16       71

    Rohan Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:02

    Well the former Cheif Justice had lot to answer and had breached the law. Impeachment is common in US and the west is trying to point their fingers. Lets not forget the Govt came into power with a big majority and it is democratic.

    Reply : 22       8

    Farook Tuesday, 15 January 2013 06:04

    The whole of Sri Lanka are behind the former CJ who has been unconstitutionally unseated.

    Reply : 16       77

    Loki Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:05

    ...but are doing nothing...

    Reply : 1       15

    Ryan Tuesday, 15 January 2013 06:15

    Former CJ vacates official residenceFormer Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka has vacated the official residence at Wijerama Road, Colombo.

    Reply : 20       16

    jUNIOR cITIZEN Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:24

    She should be prosecuted under bribery for accepting a house from an accused in a 26 Billion fraud case - and under InLAND REVENUE FOR SUBMITTING BOGUS ASSETS DECLARATION

    Reply : 24       5

    Sue Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:28

    That is because she is a decent and upstanding person which is not something that can be said of anyone in the present Govt.

    Reply : 3       9

    bushel Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:36

    She must be fed up by now. May be she doesn't wan't to keep fighting. But it is going on because of the supporters insist.

    Reply : 4       9

    modaya Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:54

    The Cat jumps out from the sack. Now they proved who instigated this mess.

    Reply : 5       15

    Sunny Tuesday, 15 January 2013 08:02

    LTTE money is working now

    Reply : 20       9

    Grama Sevaka Tuesday, 15 January 2013 08:23

    Lawyers will be back to work tomorrow. Not much different from private bus conductors. Mohan Peiris is elected constitutionally now everyone should move forwards.

    Reply : 23       11

    Upul Karu Tuesday, 15 January 2013 08:33

    Is it very similar to nullifying PSC move for impeachment.

    Reply : 1       5

    Guardian Tuesday, 15 January 2013 09:55

    Mohan peris's wife will now be appointed as a chairman of a state enterprise and will be allowed to be corrupt. Then the file will be in Mara's closest for reference.

    Reply : 3       12

    Observer Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:33

    Thanks for filing a Fundamental '|Rights Case against the new appointment of CJ as there is no vacancy.

    Reply : 4       19

    Loki Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:50

    Mr PS is a brave person

    Reply : 4       9

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