Gamaralalage Samanthilake alleged that The violation by certain police officers. the petitioner who Samanthilake concerned her fundamental right of freedom from arrest, except according to procedure established by law [Article 13 (1)]; her right to personal liberty and freedom from detention or custody, except after being produced before a judge of the nearest competent court, upon and in terms of an order of such judge made in accordance with procedure established by law[Article 13 (2)]; and the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. [Article 11].
the judgement ware with 5 key components including The State shall be liable to pay a sum of Rs.25,000 to the
Petitioner by way of compensation and Rs. 2,500 as costs.