Lawyers call for Mahinda’s arrest

A complaint was lodged at Police Headquarters by a group of lawyers yesterday (10), seeking the arrest of former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, MPs Johnston Fernando and Sanath Nishantha, and Western Province SDIG Deshabandu Tennakoon in relation to the violent SLPP mob attack on peaceful anti-Government protesters.

The group of lawyers including Kamal Wijesiri, Thusitha Gunasekera, and Rajitha Lakmal in the complaint called for the arrest of Rajapaksa, Fernando, and Nishantha and to produce them in Court for offences including criminal intimidation and aiding and abetting the mob as contained in Section 102 and 486 of the Penal Code.

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