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CA Stops Polls In Jaffna, Kilinochchi And Yatinuwara

Feb 24, 2011 9:10:23 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Court of Appeal has today (24) issued an interim order restraining the Elections Commissioner from holding polls in 19 Local Government bodies in the Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts.

The Court has ordered a stop to the elections until the final determination of the writ application filed by the UPFA was delivered.

The court has asked fro objections to be filed before February 28 by both the Respondents and the Plaintiff.
The Court of Appeal has also stayed the holding of local government elections to the Yatinuwara Pradeshiya Sabha due to a writ application filed by the UNP.