United National Party (UNP) MP Mangala Samaraweera today filed a fundamental rights violation petition in the Supreme Court challenging the raid on the “srilankaxnews.com” website and the arrest of its employees by the CID and sought Rs.50 million as compensation.
The proprietor and Chief Editor Kelum Shivantha Rodrigo and Sports Editors Randima Himashi Karunarathne and Tharindu Kaushalya, Weekend News Editor Chandima Shiranthani Manawaduge, journalist Rajatheva Mahotti Ajith and Office Assistant Weerakoon Premawathie also filed FR violation petitions.
They cited the OIC, CID Director, the Police Chief and the Attorney General as respondents.(SSS)
Calistus Jayatilleke Tuesday, 17 July 2012 01:47 PM
Brilliant move. People should react when their fundamental rights are violated rather than remain quiet fearing consequences. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
meranchi Tuesday, 17 July 2012 01:54 PM
go to hell mada need more money i think....i
Kondeybendapucheena Tuesday, 17 July 2012 01:54 PM
Since you are in UNP everything spoils Please don't put Ranil in trouble
terror Tuesday, 17 July 2012 02:20 PM
So it was owned by Mangala. That's explains a lot of things.
Tom Tuesday, 17 July 2012 02:17 PM
What about the innocent lives your websites tarnished & ruined? Dont you lowlifes owe them a better compensation????
CHANDRAPALA Tuesday, 17 July 2012 03:04 PM
Will the justice be meted out regarding this FR case? If the the case is won who will pay 50 million? CID or Tax payers?
John Tuesday, 17 July 2012 03:21 PM
The culture of passive acceptance seems to be changing gradually?
Lanka Shantha Wednesday, 18 July 2012 01:48 AM
Web site is private. It only exists. You the person visiting it. Why you visit there? If you find any thing wrong there is the email address of the webmaster contact and ask him to remove the content or image with proper notification. If they don't remove it you can take legal action. This is democracy. Attacking it is called .....
citizen junior Wednesday, 18 July 2012 02:07 AM
Mada captian - liked by people of his clan ONLY--90 % of UNP hate him
athula Wednesday, 18 July 2012 03:13 AM
So, good oppertunity to claim damages from these mada mongers for whom suffered because of this direty web.
Suny J fm Mellbourne Wednesday, 18 July 2012 04:20 AM
What innocent lives ???/
Al Rasa Wednesday, 18 July 2012 04:55 AM
Right sling mud is also a fundamental right?
peeda mossa Wednesday, 18 July 2012 01:24 PM
X news by an ex-politician.
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