Day: 2 February 2019

UK arrest warrant for Sri Lanka attache over throat-cut gestures revoked

Priyanka Fernando conviction appeared to trigger stream of diplomatic exchanges An arrest warrant for a former Sri Lankan military attache, convicted of public order offences after making cut-throat gestures at protesters, has been revoked without a court hearing following Foreign Office involvement. The private prosecution of Brig Priyanka Fernando has degenerated into extraordinary legal confusion, …

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