Malalage Gunadasa Peiris vs Hettigedara Weerakoon, Inspector of Police, and Others SC (FR) Application No. 278/2008

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he was arrested by certain police officers attached to the Anuradhapura Police Station, who tortured him while in police custody, resulting in severe injuries. On 17th September 2008, this Court granted leave to proceed only with respect to the alleged violation of Article 11 of the Constitution, which provides that no person “shall be subjected to torture, or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”

after few years ago  published the judgement that was given by court.

”And Accordingly, I make order upholding the substitution that was effected by this Court on 27th July 2012, and
further order that this case be resumed before the same Bench on a convenient early date to be fixed by
Court”.

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