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Lawyer Wanninayaka threatened again

2013 Jun 27

Lawyer,Gunarathna Wanninayaka an executive member of the Bar Association and the convener of the Free March movement is reportedly facing a life threatening situation.He stated that a group who identified themselves as police officers questioned him at the court premises on June 24th.

He has also lodged a complaint with the Keselwatta Police regarding the incident.

When Police Media Spokesman SP Buddhika Siriwardhana was contacted regarding the incident, he has stated that an investigation is currently underway.

Lawyer,Gunarathna Wanninayaka has previously received death threats. An armed group had attempted to assault him on December 17th, 2012.

Wanninayake is a former Secretary of National Lawyers’ Association (NLA) and a lawyer who raised his voice against the impeachment of 43rd Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka.

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