Appeal Court extends order to prevent arrest of Kurunegala Mayor to 25th August

Appeal Court extends order to prevent arrest of Kurunegala Mayor to 25th August

Appeal Court extends order to prevent arrest of Kurunegala Mayor to 25th August

Written by Zulfick Farzan

24 Aug, 2020 | 11:37 am

Colombo (News 1st); The Appeal Court decision on whether or not the warrant for the arrest of the Mayor of Kurunegala should be enforced will be delivered tomorrow.

Thereby, the order preventing the arrest of the Kurunegala Mayor with regard to the demolition of a building with Archaeological value in Kurunegala will be in effect until tomorrow.

On the 12th of August, the Court of Appeal issued an order not to enforce the warrants issued for the arrest of the Kurunegala Mayor & 04 others until the 24th of August.

On the 11th of August, Kurunegala Mayor Thushara Sanjeewa Vitharana filed a writ petition with the Court of Appeal seeking an order to prevent the enforcement of the warrant issued for his arrest.

On the 07th of August, the Kurunegala Magistrate Court issued warrants for the arrest of the Kurunegala Mayor and 04 others with regard to the case filed over the demolition of a building in Kurunegala with archaeological value and re-issued the warrants on the 10th of August.

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