Ranjan Ramanayaka’s parliamentary seat might be lose.

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The court of appeal today dismissed the writ petition filed by parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake calling for the preventing of his removal as a member of parliament. The petition was dismissed without being taken up for hearing.
Ramanayke’s legal counsel had filed the relevant writ petition seeking an interim order preventing the suspension of his seat in the Parliament.
The Attorney General and Secretary-General of the Parliament have been named as the respondents of the petition.
The case was taken up before the Court of Appeal Justices Arjuna Obeysekera and Mayadunne Corea this morning. Declaring the verdict, Judge Arjuna Obeysekera stated that there was no legal basis for this petition.

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