Jul 07, 2017

Intervening petitioner allowed in Geetha’s appeal

Former minister Piyasena Gamage has been allowed to be an intervening petitioner in the appeal filed by Geetha Kumarasinghe in the Supreme Court challenging the court of appeal ruling to annual her parliamentary seat over her dual citizenship.

Both represent Galle district.

The SC has issued an interim injunction, allowing Kumarasinghe to remain as an MP until the conclusion of the hearing.