Published On: Mon, Dec 10th, 2018

Contempt of Court petition filed against Karu

A lawyer has filed a petition before the Supreme Court challenging the Speaker’s decision to convene the parliament despite a pending restraining order.

The petition has been put forward stating that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has acted in Contempt of Court by reconvening the parliament when there is a pending restraining order issued on the act.

Reportedly, the petition has been filed by Attorney at Law Aruna Laksiri.