FR filed seeking removal of police vehicles from MynaGoGama

FR filed seeking removal of police vehicles from MynaGoGama

FR filed seeking removal of police vehicles from MynaGoGama

Written by Zulfick Farzan

04 May, 2022 | 4:45 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A Fundamental Rights application was filed with the Supreme Court on Wednesday (4) seeking an order preventing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his officials from resorting to any action to obstruct the protestors at MynaGoGama opposite Temple Trees, in Colombo.

The application also requests an order on the Inspector General of Police, the OIC of the Colpetty Police, and Police Officers, ordering them to remove the Police buses and trucks that have been parked on the pavement causing an inconvenience to the pedestrians.

It also requests for an order on the respondents to prevent them was using loudspeakers to cause disturbances.

In addition, the application seeks an order to protect the Human Right to peaceful assembly, and rule that the actions against the protestors are a violation of the Right to Freedom of Expression.

The application seeks a ruling that such actions violate the Fundamental Rights, and seek compensation of Rs. 100,000/-.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, OIC of the Colpetty Police, DIG Jagath Palihakkara, the IGP, and the Attorney General have been named as respondents in the application.

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