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The Court of Appeal today issued an interim order directing Commissioner General of Prisons to allow convicted MP Premalal Jayasekara to attend Parliament sittings.

The convicted MP had filed a writ petition seeking the High Court to issue an Interim Order to Commissioner General of Prisons to allow him to attend Parliament sittings.

The Order was delivered by the two-judge-bench comprising Appeal Court Chairman A. H. M. D. Nawaz and Justice Sobhitha Rajakaruna. (Thilini De Silva and Ranjan Katugampola)

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  • Labby Monday, 07 September 2020 11:58 AM

    Are we governed by the law of the jungle, or what? So just tell me; if his death sentence is to be carried out and on that same day there is Parliament sittings; which takes precedence? First to Parliament then to Gallows?

    Esther Cohen Monday, 07 September 2020 12:05 PM

    Really, I have triedvery hard to explain this to my friends in Europe but I will never succeed.

    Sarath Monday, 07 September 2020 12:11 PM

    Is lokka going to pardon him or send him to the gallows?

    pradeep Monday, 07 September 2020 12:12 PM

    System has been changed ! Good Luck Motherland

    Kumara Monday, 07 September 2020 12:32 PM

    This type of judgments are not New for us. Public loosing faith abut the judicial system. God bless Srilanka

    Laminate Monday, 07 September 2020 02:40 PM

    God Bless Sri Lanka

    nilmini Monday, 07 September 2020 02:42 PM

    why this stupid peoples voted him

    chandra Monday, 07 September 2020 02:53 PM

    No wonder. 20th is coming.

    Pissa Monday, 07 September 2020 03:29 PM

    Now we have to obey what Ranjan Ramanayake quoted.

    Puppa Monday, 07 September 2020 04:03 PM

    State with 2 laws ,what was bad for SF is good for choka malli.

    Charlotte Monday, 07 September 2020 04:05 PM

    Bad enough we already have alleged criminals in parliament. Now we have a convicted murderer. Well done judiciary.

    munas Monday, 07 September 2020 04:06 PM

    so we have murderes tseunami fund looters bogus match fixers in parliment

    Gamini Ranjan Wijesinghe Monday, 07 September 2020 04:23 PM

    The horse has already jumped out , no point in closing the gates. Naduth Hamunduruwange Baduth Hamunduruwange.

    Bernhard Eichmann(Germany) Tuesday, 08 September 2020 12:41 PM

    The clan has its fingers in the game. Once again you can see what a power the clan has. Poor Sri Lanka

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