Interim injunction order issued against appointment of new Galle Mayor

Friday, 01 February 2013 - 13:02



The High Court of Galle today issued an interim injunction order proscribing the Galle Municipal Council from appointing a new mayor.

Court issued this order subsequent to considering a petition which was filed by Methsiri De Silva, the former Mayor of the Galle Municipal Council who was ousted recently by the Chief Minister of the Southern Province Shan Wijayalal De Silva.

The court ruling has been issued with effect until the 7th of February.

Former Chairman of the Galle Municipal Council Methsiri De Silva speaking to our news team expressed the following views when contacted.