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Saturday, 19 May 2012 - 19:09
Impediment regarding Fonseka's release.
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Internal sources within the Democratic National Alliance reveals that the appeal

submitted by It's leader Sarath Fonseka concerning the verdict of the white flag case will be withdrawn this Monday.

According to a senior party spokesperson discussions in this regard were held between all respective parties and attorneys representing Fonseka.

According to him if Sarath Fonseka is to receive a presidential pardon it is imperative that he withdraws his appeal which has been submitted before the Supreme Court.

Sarath fonseka was termed a 3 year prison sentence at the end of the white flag case.

Subsequently an appeal was filed at the supreme courts.

This appeal is due to be taken up for consideration on the 30th May before a 5 judge panel headed by the chief justice.

However several media reports published today were optimistic regarding the

release papers of fonseka being ratified by the president.

Meanwhile our news team inquired from Senior Attorney at Law & Commissioner of the Human Rights Council Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa if Fonseka's appeal impinged on the presidential pardon that he is to be conferred with.

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