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Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake said today he would make statement in Parliament next week regarding the statement made by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) that it will take legal action against him.

He told Daily Mirror he would request the Speaker to summon BASL officials to Parliament. “I will also raise a privilege issue in the House and will request the Speaker to summon the officials of BASL,” he said.

The deputy minister said he had received plenty of information on various malpractices being carried out by judicial officers and lawyers and would produce them to courts in the event BASL filed legal action against him.

He said he was ready for the legal battle with the BASL. (Yohan Perera)

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  • Ram Thursday, 31 August 2017 02:52 AM

    Two former CJ's were corrupt there are judges facing charges, You have only to adjust your statement to say that not all lawyers and Judges are corrupt but there are lots of corrupt elements on both fields

    Mahila Thursday, 31 August 2017 04:40 AM

    Well said One Shot Ranjan. Fight it out in open court. Let the Right be Mighty and Prevail.

    Don Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:25 AM

    Power to you Ranja!

    Roman Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:28 AM

    Niyamai! Well done Ranjan.. you are a brave man!! keep it up sir!

    Sujan Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:35 AM

    Well said sir: Wish you justice for being honest

    willowsd Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:52 AM

    Go ahead Ranjan, we are with you to the end.

    Dulan Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:56 AM

    Please stay firm we need to expose corrupt professionals not just politicians .

    Lord Wolfstein Thursday, 31 August 2017 08:04 AM

    In any case, you should bring the culprits to court whether the BASL take legal action against you or not. This is your honorable obligation for the people. Do not stop half way.

    ceylon Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:34 AM

    ranjan is the most honest peoples servant. via DM Android App

    ceylon Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:35 AM

    why basl dint file cases against sarath silva and such corrupt judges for contempt of court . via DM Android App

    Senewi Thursday, 31 August 2017 12:36 PM

    One shot may change the tune

    Brainmaster Thursday, 31 August 2017 12:46 PM

    Ranjan we like you via DM Android App

    Bala Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:55 PM

    Hope the BASL will read how much the public detests the Lawyers and how they view the judiciary.

    TONY Thursday, 31 August 2017 10:50 PM

    ON HIS OWN ADMISSION, FORMER CJ SARATH N DE S. RULED IN FAVOR OF MR ON THE DONATIONS TO TSUNAMI CASE


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