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CA dismisses former Magistrate Thilina Gamage’s transfer application


A Transfer Application filed by former Magistrate Thilina Gamage seeking an order transferring the case filed against him over an elephant calf from Colombo High Court presided over by High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga to any other court of High Court of Colombo was today dismissed by Court of Appeal.

Court of Appeal justices Mahinda Samayawardena and Justice Priyantha Fernando refused to issue notices on the respondents in the Transfer Application citing there is no legal basis to proceed with the application.  
 
The Attorney General had filed indictments against four accused including former Magistrate Thilina Gamage for alleged unlawful possession of an elephant calf named ‘Sakura’ valued at Rs.6.9 million. 


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