Tamil Diplomat

Hearing of JVP’s writ petition on KP put off

Justice Malagoda, President of the Court of Appeal has put off further hearing of writ petition filed by JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath on Kumaran Pathmanathan to November 12.

 In this writ petition JVP seeks an order to arrest KP for his alleged offences of aiding the LTTE in perpetrating terrorist activities.

Additional Solicitor General Jayantha Jayasuriya told Court that four reports dated June2, June4, June 19 and October 15 had been submitted to Court through a motion on October 20.

Senior Counsel Upul Kumarapeuma instructed by Attorney at Law Sunil Wattegala supported the writ application. Court extended the interim order preventing KP leaving the island.