Ranjan Ramanayake sends an affidavit apologizing for contempt of court

- onlanka.com

Ranjan Ramanayake was taken into a prison bus

Former Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake who is serving time for contempt of court apologised to the court via an affidavit today (August 25).

The affidavit produced to the court today notes that Ranjan Ramanayake apologised to the court with regard to both contempt of court cases filed against him.

It added that Ranjan Ramanayake accepts that his statement was wrong, and it caused disrespect to the Chief Justice and the Legal Fraternity and his statements were untrue, and he would withdraw those comments, and would not make such comments in the future.

Meanwhile, Minister Harin Fernando says he expects former Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake to be released tomorrow (August 26) or on Monday (August 29).

Minister Fernando thanked Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe for working tirelessly to make his release possible.

In 2021, Ranjan Ramanayake was sentenced to a four year rigorous imprisonment by the Supreme Court on charges of contempt of court.

Earlier this year, Ramanayake was sentenced to a two-year rigorous imprisonment, suspended for five years over the second contempt of court charge.

The post Ranjan Ramanayake sends an affidavit apologizing for contempt of court appeared first on ONLANKA News :. Sri Lanka Breaking News Updates - Latest News in Sri Lanka.

You may also like

- adaderana.lk

Convener of the Inter-University Students Federation (IUSF) Wasantha Mudalige has stated that plans are underway to stage a protest today (04 Feb.), against the 75th Independence Day celebrations.

- onlanka.com

Sri Lanka’s 75th Independence Day celebration began at the Galle Face Green this morning (February 04).The post Sri Lanka celebrates 75th Independence Day today appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.

- news.lk

The President's Office strongly rejects the false reports about diplomatic event in Kandy

- adaderana.lk

Sri Lanka has decided to erase the name ÂSlave Island from road signs, postal usage and voter registers nearly two centuries after slavery was abolished in the country.

- adaderana.lk

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has urged all citizens of Sri Lanka to work together towards the transformation and development of the country.

- adaderana.lk

President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to address the nation on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Independence at 06-45 p.m. today (04 Feb.).

Entertainment:View All

Technology:View All

Local News

Local News

Sri Lanka News

@2022 - All Right Reserved. Designed and Developed by Rev-Creations, Inc