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Court issues notice on Wennappuwa PS Chairman for banning Muslim traders from fair

26 June 2019 - 88   - 2

Notices were issued on the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman and five others to appear before court over the decision to temporarily ban Muslim traders from the weekend fair in Dankotuwa.

These state officials were notified to appear before the Marawila Magistrate's Court on June 28, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (Jun 25).

Police had moved court since a complaint had been filed against the Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman's decision to bar Muslim traders from taking part in the weekend fair.

Accordingly, court had instructed the state officials to appear before court and explain the grounds on which they had decided to impose a ban to that effect.

 

  Comments - 2

  • Raja Senanayake Wednesday, 26 June 2019 12:19 PM

    The Pradesiya Sabha has no right to do so. The country belongs to all including the Muslims.

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    Raja Senanayake Wednesday, 26 June 2019 03:05 PM

    The P.S in a Catholic area should not discriminate against the Muslims

    Reply : 0       0

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