Letter to IGP on the police failed to take proper action in the case attempted cutting of the neck and thereby committing attempted murder

Dear Mr. C. D. Wickramaratne: SRI LANKA: Letter to IGP on the police failed to take proper action in the case attempted cutting of the neck and thereby committing attempted murder Sarath Bundula Ekanayake has complained to the Yakkla Police Station that his neighbour and his wife living next to his premises attempt to sever his neck threatening ‘today, we will cut your neck’. He alleges that the neighbour’s wife is a police officer working at the police headquarters at Peliyagoda. In an affidavit filed by Sarath Bundula Ekanayake, he…

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පොලීසියට වධහිංසාවට එරෙහි නීතිය උගන්වන ලෙසට ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය විධාන කරයි

ලංකාවේ  මූලික අයිතිවාසිකම් පිළිබද නඩුවක් විභාග කර එහි තීන්දුව දුන් ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරනයේ ත‍්‍රිපුද්ගල විනිශ්චය මණ්ඩලය ලංකාවේ බලධාරීන්ට පහත සදහන් නියෝගයද කරන ලදී.  ‘මෙම අධිකරණය ඉදිරියේ ගොනුකර ඇති මූලික අයිතිවාසිකම් නඩු ප‍්‍රමාණය අනුව පොලිස් ප‍්‍රචණ්ඩත්වය, අත්තඩංගුවේදී  වදහිංසා පැමිණවීම හා මරණ හෙළිදරව් වී ඇත. මෙයින් පෙනී යන්නේ රජය මෙම ප‍්‍රශ්ණය විසිදීම සදහා හෝ එය අඩු කිරීම සදහා පියවර ගත යුතු බවය. ප‍්‍රඥප්තියේ 10 වන වගන්තියට අනුව අත්අඩංගුවට ගන්නා හෝ රඳවා ගන්නා හෝ හිරබාරයේ පසුවන ඔිනෑම පුද්ගලයන් පිිළිබදව ක‍්‍රියාකාරී වන සියලුම නීතිය ක‍්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමේ නිළධාරීන්ට, සිවිල් හා මිලිටරි, වෛද්‍ය වෘතියේ යෙදෙන්නන්, සිවිල් සේවකයන් හා වෙනත් පුද්ගලයන්ට, වධහිංසාවට විරුද්ධව පවතින නීතිය පිළිබදව අධ්‍යාපනයක් ලබා…

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K.H.G. Kushan Indika, vs Christy Leonard Ranjan Wijesekera, Officer-in-Charge,J.M. Karunaratne, Superintendent of Police, S.C. (FR) Application No. 129/2007

The petitioner, who was a Driver attached to the Sri Lanka State Plantation Corporation, had complained that his fundamental rights guaranteed in terms of Articles 11 and 13(1) of the Constitution were violated by the 1st respondent for which this Court had granted leave to proceed. The petitioner’s complaint, as submitted by him, albeit brief, is as follows: The petitioner had to report for work usually at the Head Office of the Sri Lanka Plantation Corporation situated at Vauxhall Street, Colombo 02 and as he was from Niyagama, Talgaswatta, for…

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Uduwa Athukoralage Chandrasena, vs Sub-Inspector Buddhika, Officer-in-Charge – Crimes, Officer-in-Charge, Police Station, S.C. (FR) Application No. 258/2007

The petitioner complained that he was arrested on 27.06.2007 around 11.30 a.m. while he was on his way to attend a funeral in the Neluketiya area and that at the time he was arrested the,1st respondent had assaulted him. The petitioner accordingly alleged that due to the aforementioned action his fundamental rights guaranteed in terms of Articles 11, 13(1) and 13(2) of the Constitution had been infringed for which this Court had granted leave to proceed. Although leave to proceed was granted on Articles 11, 13(1) and 13(2) of the…

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