Published On: Sat, May 6th, 2017

GMOA President summoned for Contempt

The Court of Appeal yesterday issued summons to the President of the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA), Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, to appear before the Court on 22 May.

He has been summoned by Court in response to a petition charging the GMOA President with contempt of Court.

The Court of Appeal also…… issued an interim injunction against the GMOA President preventing him from making statements regarding the SAITM issue which can be construed as contempt of Court. The Petition was examined before a two-member Court of Appeal bench comprising Justices Vijith K. Malalgoda and S. Thurairaja.

The petitioners were Prof. Sarath Wijesuriya and Gamini Viyangoda.

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