Mullaitivu District Judge flees country amidst death threats

Mullaitivu District Judge T. Saravanarajah has tendered his resignation from his posts due to threats on his life and a lot of stress, the Mullaitivu District Magistrate said.

His resignation letter was sent to the secretary of the Judicial Services Commission on September 23.

According to the letter, he resigned from the post of District Judge, the post of magistrate, the post of family court judge, the post of primary court judge, the post of small claims court judge and the post of Juveniles court judge.

However, it was reported that the threats and pressure stem principally from his involvement in the contentious Kurunthimalai archaeological site cases.


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