Friday, 05 December 2014 - 19:29
Colombo Mayor & Commissioner to be sued by BAR association if cut-outs are not removed by Monday
The Bar Association says that it will take legal action against the Colombo Mayor and the Municipal Commissioner if the illegal posters, cutouts and banners are not removed by next Monday.
Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, Bar Association President Attorney-at-law Upul Jayasuriya announced this decision.
Allegations were leveled against the government for displaying posters, cutouts and banners within the Colombo city limits in the past few days.
Meanwhile addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, SLFP General Secretary and Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said displaying posters, cutouts and banners could not be taken as an election law violation since nominations have not been called yet.