Ranjan to get pardon next week - Minister | Daily News

Ranjan to get pardon next week - Minister

Ranjan Ramanayake, who is in prison, will be granted a presidential pardon within the next week, Justice, Prison Affairs and Constitutional Reforms Minister Dr.Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.

The minister also mentioned that all related documents have been handed over to President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The Minister also said that he had sent the related reports to the President, recommending that it would be appropriate to grant him a Presidential pardon under the condition that he should submit an affidavit to Court expressing his regret over the statement made by Ranjan Ramanayake regarding the judiciary.

Ramanayake was sentenced to four years of hard labour by the Supreme Court on January 12 last year for the charge of Contempt of Court.


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