CA resumes petition against MR's Premiership

The Court of Appeal (CA) resumed hearing the writ Petition filed against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa holding office of Prime Minister a short while ago.

The Court of Appeal fixed for support today the writ petition filed by 122 MPs seeking the court to direct Premier Mahinda Rajapaksa
to show by which authority he holds his current office.

The Quo Warranto petition was filed by 122 MPs challenging the legality of Mr. Rajapaksa’s Premiership and the new Cabinet.

The petitioners said Mr. Rajapaksa has no majority in Parliament as confirmed by the Speaker.