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Contempt of court

Contempt of court

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    Ranjan Ramanayke case: Justice must prevail, even above the law

    Image: Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake with Prof.Carlo Fonseka and Singer Sunil Perera outside the Supreme Court . (10 June, 2018) A two-judge bench has recommended to the Chief Justice that the Supreme Court should proceed with a case against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, accused of the crime of Contempt of Court over an alleged statement he made […]

  • Sri Lanka:  Weerawansa supporter sentenced for contempt of court Read more >

    Sri Lanka: Weerawansa supporter sentenced for contempt of court

    Image: Sudesh Premalal being taken to courts by prison guards. Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne  sentenced a supporter of National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansafor obstructing court proceedings.  On January 24 when the Judge ordered to remand Weerawansa one of his supporters, Sudesh Premalal shouted  in protest. He was immediate remanded and today judge  […]

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