Appeal Court dismisses petition filed by Riyaj Bathiudeen
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a writ petition filed seeking an interim injunction against the re-arrest of Riyaj Bathiudeen, the brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen.
This order was issued by a Judge Bench comprising Justices Mahinda Samayawardena and Arjuna Obeysekera.
Announcing the verdict, the Bench said that it had decided to dismiss the petition.
The petition was filed by Bathiudeen stating that various parties were demanding his arrest in connection with the Easter Sunday bombings.