ADHIKARY AND ANOTHER v AMARASINGHE AND OTHERS | 2003 1SLR 270

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The 1 st petitioner an attorney-at-law was proceeding in his car from Nawala to
the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall (BMICH) with his wife the 2nd
petitioner and his child and the mother to attend an exhibition. At Narahenpita
there was traffic block. When the vehicles started moving the 1st and 2nd
respondents came up to petitioner’s car and pulled the petitioner out and
abused him and stopped him. When the 2nd petitioner intervened they abused
her also and slapped her. When the 1st petitioner disclosed that he was an
attorney-at-law the respondents continued to threaten and said they will shoot
and kill him. They claimed to be security officers of a Minister.

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