Will former Sri Lankan PM be arrested? Prosecutor files application against Mahinda Rajapaksa in court
Sri Lanka is going through the worst situation at the moment. The country’s economy has run out. Inflation has taken a toll on the economy. The situation in Sri Lanka is getting worse day by day. People have lost patience and are on the road now. The matter of violence that broke out during the protests in Sri Lanka has now reached the court. A lawyer has filed a petition in a Colombo court seeking the arrest of seven people, including the former prime minister. Prosecutors said in the petition that the CID be ordered to immediately arrest seven people, including former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
A court in Sri Lanka has barred former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 12 of his leaders from leaving the country. Mahindra was also provided security amid nationwide protests. Opposition parties are demanding the arrest of Mahindra. Mahinda was the country’s President from 2005 to 2015, during which time he conducted a brutal military campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been accused of inciting his supporters to attack peaceful protests. More than 100 people were seriously injured in the clashes. Seeing this violent atmosphere, the army took the front and ordered to shoot them. Significantly, the economic crisis forced Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign from the post of Prime Minister.