Colombo Telegraph

Court Issues Interim Order Preventing MR And Purported Govt From Functioning As PM And Cabinet

Issuing a historic order, the Court of Appeal today prevented former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and members of his purported government from functioning as the Prime Minister, Cabinet and deputy ministers.

Court of Appeal gives its order on Writ of Quo Warranto filed by 122 MPs challenging former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his purported government’s continuation in office. The Court of Appeal also issued notice on respondents and directs them to show by what authority they hold office.

The court also issued notice on Respondents and directs them to show by what authority they hold office. The case will be taken up on December 12 and 13 .

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