Scottish Tourist goes to court against decision to deport her from Sri Lanka

Scottish Tourist goes to court against decision to deport her from Sri Lanka

Scottish Tourist goes to court against decision to deport her from Sri Lanka

Written by Zulfick Farzan

12 Aug, 2022 | 3:12 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Scottish tourist Kayleigh Fraser filed a writ application with the Court of Appeal on Friday (12) seeking an order to invalidate the decision taken by the Department of Immigration and Emigration to deport her from Sri Lanka.

The Controller General of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, and the AttorNey General have been named as respondents in the application.

The petitioner states that she was involved in the protests at Galle Face in Colombo, and thereafter the Department of Immigration and Emigration had taken an arbitrary decision to terminate her VISA.

She is seeking for the Court of Appeal to rule that the decision by the Department of Immigration and Emigration is unjust.

The Department of Immigration and Emigration said it decided to terminate the VISA issue to British National Kayleigh Fraser, who posted Aragalaya protest content on Social Media.

In a letter, the Department of Immigration and Emigration had informed her to leave Sri Lanka before the 15th of August.

Earlier, The Department of Immigration and Emigration said that the passport of British National Kayleigh Fraser was seized because she had violated her visa conditions.

Kayleigh Fraser was informed to visit to the Immigration and Emigration Department within 07 days for an investigation.

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