Thursday, May 26, 2016

Colombo High Court Suspended The Colombo Chief Magistrate's Decision Of Releasing 15 Elephants To Thier Owners

Image result for court orderThe Colombo High Court  has today(26) issued an injunction order suspending the Colombo Chief Magistrate's decision to release 15 elephants to their owners on temporary basis on special bonds.

The Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya has last Friday(20) issued an order to government authorities to release 15 elephants taken in to custody from their owners due to keeping them without a valid permit back to the owners until the Kandy Esala Procession(Perahera) and several other processions ended.

The 15 elephants in custody are due to release to their owners subject to Rs.30 million special bonds until 31st of August.

However the Attorney General has filed a revision application at the Colombo High Court by challenging the Chief Magistrate's order.After considering the revision application Colombo High Court has today issued an injunction order by preventing the implementation of Colombo Chief Magistrate's order until 06th of June.

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