Justice Aluvihare withdraws from bench considering Gotabaya Rajapaksa FR petition

Justice Aluvihare withdraws from bench considering Gotabaya Rajapaksa FR petition

Justice Aluvihare withdraws from bench considering Gotabaya Rajapaksa FR petition

Written by Staff Writer

13 May, 2015 | 1:25 pm

Justice Buwaneka Aluvihare informed in open court on Wednesday, that he would be withdrawing from the bench considering the petition filed by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, seeking the prevention of his arrest.

Representing Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Court today, President’s Counsel Romesh de Silva requested, that the Chief Justice be informed of the decision.

Justice Eva Wanasundera who is chairing the bench, noted that she would consider the petition along with Justice Sarath de Abrew, the other member of the bench.

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