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June 26, 2022

Jagath Alwis’ letter to CJ: BASL concerned

Last Updated on May 21, 2022 by Panduka Herath

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has raised serious concerns over a recent letter sent to the CJ by Maj Gen (Retd) Jagath Alwis, Secy, Public Security Ministry, in a bid to interfere with lower court judges’ decisions relating to protests.

In a letter to the chief justice and the attorney general, the BASL letter outlines concerns and asks for warranted clarifications and action.