Vavuniya lawyers end boycott

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 March 2007, 00:05 GMT]
The lawyers in Vavuniya ended their boycot of courts Monday after the Chief Justice, Sarath N Silva, gave assurances that action would be taken against the members of Karuna group who threatened the lawyers with death demanding ransom, legal sources in Vavuniya said.

Mr Silva promised the Vavuniya lawyers who met him in Colombo on Friday, that necessary protective measures would be taken through the Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Goththabaya Rajapakse, and requested the lawyers to give up their protest.

District and High courts of Vavuniya started functioning Monday after being closed Thursday and Friday due to the boycott.

Meanwhile, Vavuniya Police said they have started investigations to determine the details of "Seelan," who is alleged to have introduced himself as a member of the Karuna group, and is accused of complicity in issuing death threats that forced the closure of the courts.


Chronology:

 

Latest 15 Reports
20.10.17 07:02  
Jaffna University students boycott classes against manipulative justice of genocidal Sri Lanka
19.10.17 17:11   Photo
Sirisena disappoints student leaders, Cooray humiliates families of hunger-striking prisoners
18.10.17 23:45  
Eastern Provincial Land authority discriminates Tamils
17.10.17 18:46   Photo
Paramilitary operative employed at Cooray's secretariat in Jaffna harasses public servants
16.10.17 07:15   Photo
UN Refugee agency ignorant of stranded Tamil refugees in Indonesia
15.10.17 19:12  
Tamil fisherman rammed by intruding Sinhala fishermens’ boat, fishing disputes escalate in Jaffna
14.10.17 07:34   Photo
Tamil protesters confront Maithiripala Sirisena in Jaffna
13.10.17 17:40   Photo
North at standstill, Sampanthan not to accompany Sirisena to Jaffna
12.10.17 23:35  
SL military postpones land release for 2 years as UN awarded Colombo with 2 more years in Geneva
11.10.17 23:48   Photo
20 Tamil organisations to lay siege to SL Governor's office on Friday
10.10.17 22:05   Photo
SL ‘Manipulative Justice’ exposed once again in Tamil political prisoners’ case: Sivapalan
09.10.17 22:09  
Protests gain momentum as hunger-striking political prisoners’ health deteriorates
08.10.17 23:00   Photo
SL constitutional discourse seen coupled with ‘Vision 2025’ policy of genocidal Sri Lanka
07.10.17 23:21  
Colombo brings Sinhala private partnerships to wage structural genocide in Vanni
06.10.17 23:22  
Uprooted Tamils face ultimatum on proving land ownership in strategic Kokku’laay
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=21466