Lawyer files for Writ of Mandamus against Supreme Court Judge Eva Wansundara


The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following Petition filed in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka,

where senior lawyer, and public interest litigation activist Mr Nagananda Kodituwakku has requested for a Writ of Mandamus against Supreme Court Justice Eva Wanasundera, and the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption, for its failure to initiate a credible investigation into the complaint made against the said Supreme Court Judge.

The Respondents in the action are named as follows;

1. Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption;
2. T B Weerasuriya (Chairman) of the Commission;
3. W Lal Ranjith Silva (Member) of the Commission;
4. Chandranath Neville Guruge (Member) of the Commission;
5. Sarath Jayamanna, The Director General;
6. Eva Wanasudera, Supreme Court Judge; and
7. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The Full Text of the Petition SC/Writs/03/2017, filed on 06.12.2017 can be read HERE.

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