Interim order prevents arrest or recording statement from fmr. AG



The Court of Appeal today (24) issued an interim order on the Terrorist Investigations Division preventing the arrest or recording a statement from Former Attorney General Dappula De Livera. 
The Former Attorney General was summoned to the TID on three separate occasions to record a statement with regard to a comment he made over the 2019 Easter Sunday Attacks.

Dappula De Livera had filed an application challenging the decision taken to summon him and record a statement with the Court of Appeal.

It was taken up for consideration by Justice Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne and A. Marikkar on Monday (24)

President’s Counsel Romesh De Silva appeared for the Former Attorney General, along with Attorneys Shanaka Cooray and Dimitri Abeysekera.


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