• Last Update 2022-08-09 20:18:00

FR petition to filed to stop payment of compensation to politicians


A complaint has been filed in the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka over the non-payment of payments to those affected in different riots across the country.

The same group is also planning to file a A  fundamental rights application to restrain politicians affected by the violence after May 9,  2022 getting any compensation as promised by Urban Development Minister Prasanna  Ranatunga.

 The petition is to be filed  by Hilmy Ahamed, Ms Sharni Jayawardena, Mohamed Bishri Ghazzali , Ms Thasleema Dahalan and Mohamed Sham Nawas in the Supreme Court.

They will request the SC  to suspend  any payment until all riot victims from Aluthgama, Gintota,to politicians  Ampara, Digana and Minuwangoda are fully  compensated.

In their complaint to the HRC they requested  for details of compensation paid by Government  to the riot victims. They have filed Right to Information applications too to the respective Divisional Secretaries seeking information on the compensation.

The Fundamental Rights application will be supported by senior attorney Shiraz Noordeen.

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