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15 August 2017 08:28 pm - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Judiciary and the Attorney General's Department should be independent and should be allowed to function as such without interference from anyone, the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) group claimed today.

Addressing the media at the BBS Headquarters in Rajagiriya, Sinhala Ravaya General Secretary Magalkande Sudaththa Thera said no Parliamentarian should be allowed to interfere in cases filed at the Attorney General’s Department or with the Judiciary.

“The President, the Prime Minister, ministers and MPs are known to interfere in the justice system,” he pointed out, adding “No one has the authority to delay or hasten court cases. Justice should be meted out in an impartial manner,” Ven. Sudaththa Thera said.

“Even in Parliament ministers are known to issue challenges to the Attorney General’s Department, Judges and the Judiciary, which has left the public disillusioned with the Judiciary,” he said.

“Therefore, the President and the Prime Minister should act immediately to bring disobedient ministers to book inside and outside Parliament,” he said. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

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  Comments - 13

  • ACT ? Wednesday, 16 August 2017 07:05 AM

    " should act immediately to bring disobedient.... " Better you get your act together - there are Many many instances for which no ACTion was taken by the Sanga.

    nalaka Wednesday, 16 August 2017 07:10 AM

    specially from BBS Wednesday, 16 August 2017 07:44 AM

    Oh really...? You should lead by example.

    dulan Wednesday, 16 August 2017 08:42 AM

    Amazing why was this advice not given to MR?

    mnsmart Wednesday, 16 August 2017 08:56 AM

    Look who is talking

    AFVF Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:05 AM

    Look who's talking. Law is for everyone and should be obeyed every time. Not to act during circumstances and disrespect when the ball is at your court.

    bandara Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:10 AM

    disciplinary action?? lets start with the BBS leaders arrest

    gamini Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:11 AM

    do we need these sermons from the clergy

    nick Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:24 AM

    these fellows will create a new ltte or isis group as foreign funds watering their missions utter garbage must them them before they ruin mother lanka via DM Android App

    Fayad Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:33 AM

    Please check how BBS general secretary got bail ? if no interference was done in two cases with in an hour ??????Please stop fooling the public

    Arnold Wednesday, 16 August 2017 10:48 AM

    Only in Sri Lanka. Monks do politics and politicians deliver bana.

    marmaduke Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:13 AM

    Why not pass these words of wisdom to Galagoda aththe gnanasara thero?

    Ganesh Thursday, 17 August 2017 08:58 AM

    I quite agree with you that nobody should interfere other than BBS since they have the islandwide immunity .

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