Jaffna district lawyers protest against appropriation of premises
[TamilNet, Thursday, 01 November 2007, 00:58 GMT]
Jaffna district lawyers, on finding the premises allocated for their exclusive use in the newly opened Jaffna Judicial Complex being appropriated by the Judicial Administration, announced that they will boycott all judicial activities Monday if the said premises are not made available.
Lawyers from Point Pedro, Chaavakachcheari, Kayts, Mallaakam and Jaffna appear for sessions at the Jaffna Judicial Complex located in the High Security Zone of Sri Lanka Army in Jaffna town.
The building meant for their personal use being unavailable, the lawyers had to face inconveniences without sufficient basic amenities.
The Jaffna Judicial Complex was recently opened by the Chief Justice.
The lawyers gathered in the premises of the complex Wednesday morning and decided to boycott if their request remain unfulfilled.