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AC prevents conduct of elections in another 19 Local Councils

Feb 24, 2011 5:43:56 AM - itnnews.lk

The Appeals Court has issued an order preventing Elections from being held in 18 Pradeshiya Sabhas in Jaffna and another in Yatinuwara.

The Appeala Court issued the order after taking up a petition filed by General Secretary of the UPFA Susil Premajayantha. The UPFA General Secretary had filed the petitions against the rejection of the nominations presented for the relevant Pradehiya Sabhas. The petition stated that the rejection is a violation of the Election Law. The Appeals Court after considering the submissions stated that the ban will be in force until a judgment is delivered in the case. Further hearing was postponed until 1st of March.