General Fonseka’s Lawyers To Challenge His Court Martial Trial
Filed Under: Politics, World | Posted: 03/12/2010 at 11:24AM
Comments | Region: Sri Lanka
he Lawyers of Detained Former Sri Lankan Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka are due to appear before the Court Martial on next Tuesday(16) to challenge the Legality of trying Former Army Commander before a Three Member Penal compromising Army Officers ranked Junior to him Leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) said today.</span>
General Fonseka is due to appear before the Court Martial on next Tuesday (16th)and Wednesday(17th).
JVP MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka said that there is no provision in the Army Act to Court Martial General Fonseka and such a trial is Illegal.JVP has already filed a case in the Court Of Appeal challenging this decision.
Meanwhile Director General of the Media Center of National Security Lakshman Hulugalle said that there is no valid reason for General Fonseka’s Lawyers to Opposed the Court Martial Trial conduct against him and Even General opposed he will be produced before the Court.