Case against Prime Minister dismissed

The Court of Appeal dismissed the writ application filed by Sharmila Gonawela seeking a writ of quo warranto against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.

The Court of Appeal upheld the preliminary objections raised on behalf of the respondents, that jurisdiction of court had not been properly invoked.

Uditha Egalahewa PC with Mr Ashokbaran appeared for the Petitioner.

K Kanag-Isvaran PC with Suren Fernando and N. Arulpragasam appeared for the Prime Minister

Suren Fernando with Ms. Khyati Wikramanayake appeared for the UNP General Secretary

Vikum de Abrew appeared for the Bank of Ceylon