Gihan Pilapitiya files writ petition to prevent his imminent arrest | Daily News


 

Gihan Pilapitiya files writ petition to prevent his imminent arrest

High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya who is currently under interdiction has filed a writ petition in the Court of Appeal seeking an interim order prohibiting the Acting IGP and his agents from arresting him regarding the controversial telephone conversations with former Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake.

When the writ petition came up before Court of Appeal Justice (President) A.H.M.D Nawaz and Justice Arjuna Obeysekera, the matter was fixed for mention tomorrow. The petitioner was directed to serve notices on the Acting IGP, the first respondent in the petition.

The petitioner, former High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya is also seeking an interim order suspending operation of the direction of the Attorney General to the Acting IGP to cause his arrest regarding these controversial telephone conversations.  


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