Warrants issued against Weerwansa, Samaraweera

By Chitra Weerarathne

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara, yesterday issued a warrant on Jathika Nidahas Peramuna, Members of Parliament, Wimal Weerarawansa and Jayantha Samaraweera, for absconding court. They had been charged with engaging in an unlawful protest march in Colombo when the Head of the United Human Rights Commission visited Sri Lanka, to query any human rights violations in Sri Lanka.

The aforesaid suspects had failed to answer summon of the Court, hence they were warranted, for the public to arrest and produce them before the court.

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