Civil activist Chirantha Amarasinghe files FR to prevent imminent arrest | Sri Lanka News

Civil activist Chirantha Amarasinghe has filed a Fundamental Rights petition in Supreme Court seeking an order preventing police from arresting him over number of incidents.

The petitioner said he received information that police are conducting investigations to arrest him over incidents relating to Galle Face protest took place on 9th of July and covering a protest organized by Attorney-at-law Nagananda Kodituwakku. He  maintained that there is no legal basis for the commencement or continuation of any investigation against him, violating his fundamental rights guaranteed under constitution.

The petitioner had cited OIC of Fort Police, Inspector General of Police, Attorney General as respondents in the petition.(Lakmal Sooriyagoda)

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