4 August, 2020

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De Facto CJ Exposed Himself In The Worst Possible Manner In Courts

The de facto Chief Justice exposed himself in the worst possible manner in courts today in the Fundamental Rights case filed by the parents of Ganesan Nimalaruban a prisoner in Vavuniya who died in custody following a riot.

De facto Chief Justice Mohan Pieris

When counsel for the petitioner Saliya Pieris commenced his submissions CJ Mohan Pieris said that the case must be concluded within the day as the victim Nimalaruban was a terrorist who had started the Vavuniya prison riot.

When Counsel for the petitioner pointed out that there was no material before court  to prove the victim’s connection to the riot, de facto CJ Pieris indicated he had personal knowledge about the incident.

During the Vavuniya prison riots in June 2012, Mohan Pieris was an advisor to the Ministry of Defence, a position that has repeatedly called into question his right to hold high judicial office given his proximity to powerful members of the ruling regime.

CJ Peiris told court that people have a larger and more important fundamental right to be free from terrorism. Commenting on the United States of America Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice said the US was setting standards on counter terrorism and recently US forces killed a woman driving into White House.

Dismissing the case, Mohan Pieris told the counsel for Petitioner: “Your client will seek asylum after filing this case. “Terrorism must be dealt with strongest possible way just like in Chechnya. Nimalarauban is a terrorist and how else should he be treated? ”

On being contacted a Senior Counsel who did not want to be identified states that according to Commonwealth legal traditions, it is unethical for  a judge to use his personal knowledge in determining a case since a case must be heard on its merits as set before the courts. If he had personal knowledge of the case Pieris should have recused himself from hearing the petition, the senior lawyer said.

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    Who is smarter? Who will win the MaRa Trophy?

    Mervyn or Wimal or CJ Pieris?

    :-)

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    Dear De Facto Mohan Pieris you are closer to Gota, Mahinda and other Rajapakse clans and sure you have personal knowledge of other unsolved crimes including the murder of the British tourist

    why not solve them ?

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    The right thing for him to do was to abstain from the case and submit the facts that he knew by way of evidence to the new judge, who would have decided on the case.

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    Thrishantha – I doubt it. If he HAD been smoking something strong, he would probably be a far mellower character. I think his twisted personality is probably a genetic problem. His record in the Judiciary is far too abysmal to put it down to smoking ‘something strong’. I wish he would, it would probably improve his character!!

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    Isn’t there an appropriate Sinhala expression for this fiasco?

    “Naduth Hamuduruwange, Baduth Hamuduruwange”

    How telling!!

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      Nadu Jarapassage,
      Badu Naamalge?.

      How is that???.

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    This is just the beginning !

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    “Dismissing the case, Mohan Pieris told the counsel for Petitioner: “Your client will seek asylum after filing this case. “Terrorism must be dealt with strongest possible way just like in Chechnya. Nimalarauban is a terrorist and how else should he be treated?” This statement from a chief justice shows how bias he is. What valid evidence he had on this extra-judicially killed victim. When a racist highly prejudiced police and army roaming the north east, for them any young Tamil are terrorists. In proper law this assumption has to be proved. But this has not been the case for the past five decades in Srilanka. Tamils were branded as terrorist forgetting that the State did not act as impartially towards its own citizens, they were much more like a terror state. This CJ who had lied to many even at the UNHRC could not be taken seriously. He too must be brought before the ICC.
    “Your client will seek asylum after filing this case”. Is he suggesting that the dead persons parents to take a boat to seek asylum, handing their remaining wealth to the state to sponsor the trip? He seems to be the clown in the pack of Rajapaskes cronies

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    H.E Mr.CJ please educate your Magistrates about the followings: This is simple take how Sri Lankan magistrates are ignoring all scientific reports and giving full protection for illegal garages operate in high residential areas. We have found around 100 such cases alone in Western province and now we are on the process of identifying them and giving international and local publicity. These garages will increase cancer and many other illnesses due to sound, spray paintings and welding and operating 24 hours and 365 days. You cannot operate spray paintings and welding garage in your living house with less than 40 perches and less than 20 feet wide road and without self-protection zone. If you have PHI report, CEA report, Police report and UC report magistrate cannot do nothing and order to close garage and order to pay compensation for the residents around and jail him/her . But many magistrates for money and sex take garage owners’ side. Even some TO in UCs also give protection for these illegal garages. Even UDA enforcement section give full protection for all these illegal garages because monthly money they get through TOs in urban councils. Some regional politicians also protect these illegal garages. These garage owners, TOs and UDA corruptive officers and Magistrates must be find out. These garages dismantle many robbed vehicles under full support of Police stations and places of centre of cimes, drug and illicit liquor selling.

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      Thanks Fedrick educating magistrates about new environment Law any citizen or any government, private and NGO organizations can go to court against these illegal garages operate in unsuitable locations with thuggery and underworld political helps. Citizens come forward and helps us to minimize cancer and other diseases creates by these illegal garages operate by unlawful citizens in unsuitable resident areas. Inform media about any judge who gives wrong decisions to protect these illegal garages for money and sex. Take example as a Homagama magistrate who visited a house to take a bribery. Many more judges soon we will expose. Technical officers in UCs who helps these illegal garages also we will inform soon. Even UDA enforcement section and Police officers who protect and use these illegal garages soon in press with evidence.

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    de facto CJ has to be granted leave to strengthen his
    CPD file. Lest he would make the judiciary into mockery

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    It is shocking that a judge who became Chief Justice illegally could preside over a case, where he had pre-knowledge of the case could pass a judgement on the case.

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    with all the Tragic Comedy playing out under present government, CHOGM coming town will be a Comedy of Errors..

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    If this joker who makes a mockery of the rule of law knows a terrorist from a non terrorist why keep the non terrorists still in detention. They should be released and the real terrorists dealt with without a trial at the word of the Chief Justice. Bensen

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    Could this CJ kindly explain how he concluded that Nimalaruban was an LTTEer? Merely because he is Tamil or he was an LTTEer before, does he forfeit his Rights as a citizen, unless he has been convicted of an offense, tried in a Court of Law? If CJ had an issue regards Nimalaruban then he should have opened his Court to prove his accusation, but not prevented and dismissed the case as he did. If Nimalatuban has no rights because he was an LTTEer, then how is it that KP, Karuna, Daya Master et al are not subject to the same principles of Justice, but are treated differently?

    Hereinafter the Lawyers will have to get prior permission from CJ before filing plaint whether one has rights, to be heard or not? Is this what CJ meant by avoiding Laws delays. No wonder he was known as Cupboard Peries at St. Joseph’s.

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    “De Facto CJ Exposed Himself”

    Good god,this is the first time ever in the world that a Cheap Justice has done this.What is this country coming to,sex perverts and maniacs.

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