CA begins hearing petition on Gota’s citizenship status | Daily News


CA begins hearing petition on Gota’s citizenship status

Court of Appeal hearing the writ petition which was filed challenging Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship has commenced short while ago.

This petition has been filed by Co-Convener of the citizens’ organization “Puravesi Balaya” Gamini Viyangoda and Prof. Chandraguptha Thenuwara.

The petitioners allege that the Dual Citizenship Certificate in question was allegedly issued by the sixth Respondent former President Mahinda Rajapksa, to his brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

They further allege that the purported Dual Citizenship Certificate was not issued by the authority prescribed by law.

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