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Writ petition for Karuna’s arrest dismissed

21 July 2020 02:33 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A writ petition filed seeking an order to arrest Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman over a statement he recently made, was dismissed by the Court of Appeal today.

The Court of Appeal observed that there is no legal basis to proceed with this application.

This petition was filed by Boseth Kalahepathirana, a resident of Kaduwela.

  Comments - 4

  • Sashi Tuesday, 21 July 2020 05:30 PM

    The whole nation of Sri Lanka should be petitioning for this man's arrest, not just the families of the murdered soldiers!

    Lord Wolfstein Tuesday, 21 July 2020 08:31 PM

    And the whole nation should petitioning for the arrest of all the war criminals in the army and the government.

    Judge Tuesday, 21 July 2020 05:38 PM

    As if anyone would have arrested him!!!

    DJ Wednesday, 22 July 2020 10:46 AM

    So constitution can be violated and you can say anything in the name of free speach. His admittance is enough to take him in on terrorism charges, instigation etc. Sad our justice system has failed us. All judges and lawyers are responsible for this

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