Tamil National Alliance MP Supports Habeas Corpus Writ regarding outspoken Sri Lanka Politician

TNA MP Sumanthiran Will Support in Courts the Habeas Corpus Writ Filed by Azath Salley’s Wife

By D.B.S.Jeyaraj

[dbsjeyaraj.com] ~ A writ of habeas corpus regarding former Colombo deputy mayor and leader of the National Unity Front Azath Salley was filed in the Court of Appeal on Tuesday May 7th.

The writ was filed on behalf of Mr. Salley’s wife Mrs. F. Rizona M. Salley by senior Attorney at law Ms. Gowrishankari Thavarajah. Tamil National alliance parliamentarian and senior lawyer M. A. Sumanthiran will be supporting the habeas corpus write when taken up by the Appeal court.

Ms. Gowrishangari Thavarajah is the wife of lawyer KV Thavarajah who is also the president of the Colombo branch of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK)

The habeas corpus writ pleads for the court to order that Mr. Azath Salley who was taken away by Police personnel on May 2nd 2013 be produced in court.

Ms. Salley in the writ states that the arrest and detention of her husband is unlawful and unjust and that he be released from custody immediately.

She states that her husband has been receiving medical treatment for Diabetes for the past seven years and that his health is deteriorating in Police custody. [click here to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com]