No reasonable and justifiable cause to arrest the Fmr Chairman of RADA Tiran Alles : SC

No reasonable and justifiable cause to arrest the Fmr Chairman of RADA Tiran Alles : SC

No reasonable and justifiable cause to arrest the Fmr Chairman of RADA Tiran Alles : SC

Written by Staff Writer

02 Sep, 2015 | 11:11 am

The Supreme Court determined on Wednesday September 2 that there was no reasonable and justifiable cause to arrest the former Chairman of RADA, Tiran Alles, on the charges of alleged financial fraud at the organisation.

A three-member bench comprising of Chief Justice K. Sri Pavan, Rohini Marasinghe and Eva Wanasundara made this determination when the Fundamental Rights Petition was taken up for consideration.

The three-member bench of the supreme court ordered to maintain the existing status quo until the examination of the Fundamental Rights petition, concludes.

A number of individuals, including the Inspector General of Police, the Attorney General, The Director of the Police Special Investigation Unit SP Mevan Silva, have been named as respondents in this case.

The Supreme Court decided to consider the petition following the written opposition submitted by the Attorney General’s Department.

The case would be taken up  on October 10.

Tiran Alles was represented by Presidents Council Romesh de Silva, attorneys Sugath Caldera and Manjuka Fernandopulle, while Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda represented the Attorney General.

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