A court order temporarily banning the Lanka e-News website has been issued.
The Pugoda Magistrates Court issued the order today temporarily banning the operation of the Lanka e-News website. The order was given when Shantha Wijesooriya of the website was produced in Courts today. Thereafter the Court directed the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to take appropriate action to temporarily ban the operation of the website until the court proceedings regarding arrested Journalist draw to a close.
The Court also ordered the Police were ordered to keep Wijesooriya in remand until the 12th of next month.