Mullaitivu and Jaffna courts prohibit Mahaviru commemorations

Mullaitivu and Jaffna courts prohibit Mahaviru commemorations

November 25, 2020   04:43 pm


Mullaitivu and Jaffna Magistrate’s Courts have upheld the Attorney General’s submissions on ‘Mahaviru’ commemorations, the AG’s Coordinating Officer said.

State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne stated that the two courts upheld the submission and ordered the prohibition of Mahaviru (Maaveerar) commemoration ceremonies being held in Mullaitivu and Jaffna.

Senior officers of the Attorney General’s Department had appeared on behalf of Police at Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court yesterday and made submissions in order to prevent ‘Mahaviru’ commemorations from being held.

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