Contempt of Court petition filed against Karu Jayasuriya

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya

A lawyer has filed a fundamental rights petition before the Supreme Court challenging the Speaker’s decision to convene the parliament despite a pending restraining order.

The petition has been put forward stating that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has acted in Contempt of Court by reconvening the parliament when there is a pending restraining order issued on the act.

The FR petition has been filed by Attorney-at-Law Aruna Laksiri.