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Filing B report against lawyers by Keselwatta Police: HRCSL calls for detailed report from IGP

Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has requested the Inspector General of Police to submit a detailed report on the B report filed by  OIC of Keselwatta Police against group of lawyers.

Senior Counsel Gunaratne Wanninayake, Nuwan Bopage and Senaka Perera were mentioned as the persons who organised a protest on January 18, condemning the Attorney General’s alleged interference with the judiciary.

One of the lawyers mentioned in the B report. Attorney at Law Senaka Perera not even in Sri Lanka at the movement.

After the HRCSL letter the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has called for a report from the Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon, in charge of the Western Province for filing the B report without the knowledge of the IGP C.D. Wickramaratne or the Legal Division of the Police Headquarters.

The lawyers organised this protest condemning Attorney General’s alleged attempts to prevent Colombo Additional Magistrate Tharanga Mahawatte from hearing the case filed against Convener of Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Wasantha Mudalige and Ven. Galwewa Siridhamma Thera.

With the inputs from Daily Mirror.

 

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