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Temporary reprieve for IUSF convener

2014 Jan 25

The Colombo High Court ordered the suspension of the case being taken up at the Magistrate’s Court against IUSF convener Sanjeewa Bandara until the completion of the hearing of a human rights petition he has filed.

The HC order comes pursuant to the HR petition he has filed against the magistrate court’s ruling that prevents him from entering universities, which was taken up by HC judge Lalith Jayasuriya.

Mr. Bandara had been produced before the magistrate’s court on charges of having organized a procession illegally that had led to public inconvenience and damage to public property.

He had been bailed out on conditions, including a ban against his involvement in student movements and entering universities. The petition will be taken up against on February 05.

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