Court issues temporary order banning Rajapaksa and his cabinet from functioning

Monday December 03, 2018

Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal today issued an interim order banning Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his cabinet from functioning.

 

The interim order comes in the wake of Mr Rajapaksa refusing to step down, despite losing two no confidence motions brought against him.

 

Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal also ordered Mr Rajapaksa to appear before the court on 12 December.