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01/02/24
SC APPEAL No. 80/2022
Sudath Sugeeshwara Bamunu- Arachchi, No.28/B, Napagoda, Nittambuwa. Plaintiff Vs. Mahinda Dematagolla, No. 68/10, Kimbulhenawatta, Nittambuwa. Defendant AND BETWEEN Mahinda Dematagolla, No. 68/10, Kimbulhenawatta, Nittambuwa. Defendant-Appellant Sudath Sugeeshwara Bamunu-Arachchi, No. 28/B, Napagoda, Nittambuwa. Plaintiff-Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN Sudath Sugeeshwara Bamunu-Arachchi, No. 28/B, Napagoda, Nittambuwa. Plaintiff-Respondent-Appellant Mahinda Dematagolla, No. 68/10, Kimbulhenawatta, Nittambuwa. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
31/01/24
SC/FR Application No. 136/2022
1. P. D. A. Panapitiya, No. 36/2, Kaduboda, Delgoda. 2. H. L. H. Gayathri Hewawasam, No. 36/2, Kaduboda, Delgoda. Petitioners Vs. 1. Mangala De Soyza Amarasekara, Chief Inspector of Police, Officer in Charge, Police Station, Kosgoda. 2. Asela Premanath De Silva, Inspector of Police, Officer in Charge, Crimes Division, Police Station, Kosgoda. 3. Wickrama Dilan Indika De Silva, Police Sergeant (9476), Police Station, Kosgoda. 4. U. M. Amarasiri, Assistant Superintendent of Police I, Officer of Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ambalangoda. 5. Y. L. Leelawansa, Senior Superintendent of Police, SSP’s Office, Elpitiya. 5A. Mahesh Kumarasinghe, Superintendent of Police, SSP’s Office, Elpitiya. 6. D. S. Wickramasinghe, Senior Superintendent of Police, Special Investigation Unit (SIU), Technical Junction, Colombo 10. 7. M. D. R. S. Daminda, Senior DIG Southern Province, Senior DIG’s Office, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Matara. 7A. Ajith Rohana, Senior DIG Southern Province, Senior DIG’s Office, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Matara. 7B. Mr.S.C. Medawatta, Senior DIG Southern Province, Senior DIG’s Office, Anagarika Darmapala Mawatha, Matara. 8. C. D. Wickramarathne, Inspector General of Police, Police Headquarters, Colombo 01. 9. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondents
31/01/24
SC Appeal 46/2019, 47/2019, 48/2019, 49/2019 and 50/2019
1. Sri Lanka Transport Board, Head Office, No. 200, Kirula Road, Narahenpitiya, Colombo 05. 2. Inquiry Officer, Sri Lanka Transport Board, Kondavil (N), Jaffna. 3. Chairman Appeal Board, Sri Lanka Transport Board, Kondavil, Jaffna Respondents-Appellants-Appellants 1. A. Arunthavam, No. 112, Mill Road, Uklangulam, Vavuniya. 2. V. Tharsigan, Putthur East, Sorkathidal. 3. P. Gajamugan, Egatiyan, Karaveffy East, Karaveddy. 4. D. Noyal, 4th Cross Street, Kurthar Kovil Veethy, Keeri Mannar. 5. P. Ranjan, Kovinthapuram, Elavaalai. Applicants-Respondents-Respondents
31/01/24
SC/APPEAL/30/2022
1. Rev. E.H. Palitha Mission House, Liyanwala, Padukka. 1A. Rev. Ranjan Karunaratne Maithri Christ Church, Preeman Mawatha, Anuradhapura. 2. Raja Uswetakeiyawa No.10/1, Kotugodella Street, Kandy. 3. Cyril Piyasena Wijayahewa No.646/1 A, Henawatte Road, Gonawala, Kelaniya. 4. Dharmadasa Kumarage, No.306/47, Thalawathugoda Road, Madiwela, Kotte. 5. Munisami Nesamani Danibar Mawatha, Hatton. The Trustees of Christian Labour Brotherhood of No.39, YMBA Building, Bristol Street, Colombo 01. Plaintiff-Respondents-Appellants Vs. Kurugamage Kingsley Perera, No.10/1, Attidiya Road, Ratmalana. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
30/01/24
SC/APPEAL/225/2014
Mohamadu Abu Sali Son of Adapelegedara Mohamed Hasim Lebbe, 25/2, Medillethanna, Ankumbura Medillethanna, Ankumbura SC/APPEAL/225/2014 Vs. 1. Ummu Kaldun daughter of Mohomed Illas, 139, Kurunagala Road, Galewala 2. M.I.M. Falulla 13, Kalawewa Road, Galewela Defendants AND BETWEEN M.I.M. Falulla 13, Kalawewa Road, Galewela 2nd Defendant-Appellant Vs. Mohamadu Abu Sali Son of Adapelegedara Mohamed Hasim Lebbe 25/2, Medillethanna, Ankumbura Plaintiff-Respondent Ummu Kaldun Daughter of Mohomed Illas, 139, Kurunagala Road, Galewala 1st Defendant-Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN Mohamadu Abu Sali Son of Adapelegedara Mohamed Hasim Lebbe, 25/2, Medillethanna, Ankumbura Plaintiff-Respondent-Appellant Vs. 1. Ummu Kaldun Daughter of Mohomed Illas, 139, Kurunagala Road, Galewala And now M.F.M. Younis Stores, 64/A, 6/2, Waththagama Road, Madawala 1st Defendant-Respondent-Respondent M.I.M. Falulla 13, Kalawewa Road, Galewala 2nd Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
30/01/24
SC/HCCA/LA/No. 351/2022
AND NOW BETWEEN 1. Nelundeniyalage Godwin Samarasinghe Uraulla, Ambanpitiya. 3RD DEFENDANT-APPELLANT- PETITIONER Vs. Soma Weerasinghe 1/64, Polgahawela Road, Polgahawela. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT 1. Nelundeniyalage Kamalawathie Kaduradeniya, Gepala Gedara. 2. Nelundeniyalage Lesly Samarasinghe (deceased) Galigamuwa Town, Ambanpitiya, Suwashakthigama. 3. Nelundeniyalage Chandra Padmini Galigamuwa Town, Abanpitiya, Suwashakthigama. 4. Nelundeniyalage Pushpa Padmini Galigamuwa Town, Labugala, Dammala. 5. Nelundeniyalage Kusuma Weerasinghe Galigamuwa Town, Labugala, Dammala. 6. Nelundeniyalage Amaris 853/3, Ambanpitiya, Uraulla. 4th, 5th and 8th to 11th DEFENDANT-APPELLANT-RESPONDENTS 1. Leela Edirisinghe 1/64, Polgahawela Road, Polgahawela. 2. Karuna Edirisinghe “Somi Kalum”, Egoda Kuleepitiya, Polgahawela. 6. Nelundeniyalage Nandawathie Galigamuwa Town, Abanpitiya, Suwashakthigama. 7. Nelundeniyalage Samarasinghe Galigamuwa Town, Ambanpitiya. 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENTS
30/01/24
SC/APPEAL NO: 172/2017
Madara Mahaliyanage Bandusena, C/O Mr. M.K. Swarnapala Yakdehiwatte, Nivitigala. Petitioner-Petitioner-Appellant Vs. 1. Don Alfred Weerasekera (Deceased) 1A. Don Dharmadasa Weerasekera, Yakdehiwatte, Labungederawatte, Nivitigala. Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent-Respondent AND 1. Gonakoladeniya Gamage Pantis Appuhamy (Deceased) 1A. Gonakoladeniya Gamage Gamini Premadasa (Deceased) 1B. Gonakoladeniya Gamage, Udayajeewa Premadasa, Kala Bhumi, Pathakada Road, Yakdehiwatte, ....
29/01/24
SC/APPEAL/137/2019
1. Thanippuli Achchige Seelawathie No. 127, Shantha Niwasa, Halpita, Polgasowita 2. Polgahawattage Upali Sigera No. 92, Kanatta Road, Nugegoda 3. Polgahawattage Swarna Sigera No. 92, Kanatta Road, Nugegoda 4. W.W.W.M. Shalika Prasadi No. 127, Shantha Niwasa, Halpita, Polgasowita 5. W.W.W.M. Sarika Krishadi No. 127, Shantha Niwasa, Halpita, Polgasowita 6. W.W.W.M. Chanaka No. 127, Shantha Niwasa, Halpita, Polgasowita Defendant-Respondent-Petitioners Vs. Wijesekera Weerawickrema Wickremasinghe Mudiyanselage Dharmapala 188/8, Pathiragoda Road, Navinna, Maharagama Plaintiff-Appellant-Respondent
26/01/24
S.C.(F.R.) Application No: 171/2017
L. Saman Kumara, No. 04/3, Jaya Samarugama, Kandana. Petitioner Vs. 1. Rathnakumara Collure, District Medical Officer, District Hospital, Kandana. 2. U. L. Perera, Director, Colombo Teaching Hospital, Ragama. 3. S. K. Gamage, Administrative Officer, Medical Support Division, No. 357, Baddegama, Wimalawansa Mawatha, Colombo 10. 4. D. M. C. K. Dissanayake, Director (Control) 04. 5. J. M. W. Jayasundara Bandara, Director General of Health Services. 4th to 5th Respondents all of; Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, “Sawsiripaya”, No. 385, Rev. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha, Colombo 10. 6. The Honourable Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondents
24/01/24
S.C. Appeal (CHC) No. 84/2014
Kanthi Fernando, No. 10, Wijesekara Place, Kalutara South. Petitioner-Appellant Vs. W. Leo Fernando (Maddagedara) Estates Company Limited, No. 01, Castle Terrace, Colombo 08.
23/01/24
SC Appeal No: 48/2021
1. Saffany Chandrasekera also known as Sappany Chandrasekera 2. Nalini Natasha Chandrasekera Both of No. 66B/19, Sri Maha Vihara Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwala Carrying on business under the name, style and firm of Cambridge Traders at No. 22E, Quarry Road, Colombo 12. DEFENDANTS – APPELLANTS – APPELLANTS vs. Indian Overseas Bank, having its Central Office at No. 763 Anna salai, Madras (Chennai), India and having a branch at No.139, Main Street, Pe????ah, Colombo 11. PLAINTIFF – RESPONDENT – RESPONDENT
23/01/24
SC APPEAL 127/2013
Nilanthi Anula de Silva, No. 152, 6th Cross Lane, Borupana Road, Ratmalana. Presently at, No.21 A, Borupana Road, Ratmalana. Plaintiff-Respondent- Appellant Vs. Weliketigedara Kemawathie, No. 32/1, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 8th Defendant-Appellant-Respondent 1. Hagodage Selpi, No.34/6, Gamini Lane, Cashiya Avenue, Ratmalana 1a. Urala Ralage Francis, No.34/7, 6th Cross Street, Borupana Road, Ratmalana. 2. Hettiarachchige Carolina Abeysekara (nee Pinto Jayawardene), No.18/3, Cashiya Mawatha, Ratmalana. 3. Hettiarachchige Newlia Thilakawathie Pinto Jayawardene, No.17, Cashiya Mawatha, Ratmalana. 4. Kuruppuge Dona Rosolin, No.32, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana, (Deceased) 4a. Mahapatiranage Gnanaratna, No. 127/B, Gammana Road, Aluthgama, Bandaragama. 5. Mahapathirage Ariyapala, No.32/A, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 6. S. Somawathie Jayaweera Bandara, No. 199, Hill Street, Dehiwala. 7. Sinhara Sam Silva, No.20/6, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 9. M.G.Hemawathi, No.67, St. Rita’s Road, Ratmalana. 10. Sooriya Arachchige Simon Singho, No. 75/25, Walawwatte, Nawala, Rajagiriya. 10a. Sooriya Aracchige Wimalaratne, No. 75/25, Walawwatte, Nawala, Rajagiriya. 11. Elabadage Josi Nona, No.19/12, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 12. A.S.Somadasa, No.19/2, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 13. A.H.Piyasena No. 19/2, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 14. A.H.Sumith, No.19/2, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 15. A.H.Lal, No.19/2, Gamini Lane, Ratmalana. 16. S.Waidyatilake, No.17/7, Kashiya Avenue, Ratmalana. 17. Kuruppage Don Hendri Appuhami Defendants-Respondents-Respondents
23/01/24
SC APPEAL 69/2020
Saraswathie Duraisamy, No. 22, Approach Road, Fruit Hill, Hatton. Plaintiff-Respondent-Petitioner S. Manickarasa, No. 47/8, Walls Lane, Mutual, Colombo 15. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
17/01/24
SC APPEAL NO. 166/2012
Bandaragama Pradeshiya Sabhawa, Bandaragama INTERVENIENT PETITIONER-APPELLANT. VS (1) Chitra Weerakkoon No. 10, Swarnadisi Pedesa, Koswatte, Nawala. (2) D.M.W. Kannangara No.12, Waragodawatte, Waragoda, Kelaniya. PETITIONER-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENTS. (1) Hon. Jeewan Kumaratunga Minister of Lands, Ministry of Lands ‘Govijana Mandiraya’, No. 80/05, Rajamalwatte Road, Battaramulla. (1A) Hon. M.K.A.D.S. Gunawardene, Minister of Lands “Mihikatha Medura” , Land Secretariat No. 1200/6, Rajamalwatta Avenue Battaramulla. (1B) Hon. T.B. Ekanayake Minister of Lands and Land Development, “Mihikatha Medura”, Land Secretariat, No. 1200/6, Rajamalwatta Avenue Battaramulla. (1C) Hon. John Amarathunga Minister of Lands and Land Development, “Mihikatha Medura”, Land Secretariat, No. 1200/6, Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla. (2) Divisional Secretary Bandaragama Divisional Secretariat, Bandaragama. (3) Secretary Ministry of Lands, “Mihikatha Medura” , Land Secretariat, No. 1200/6, Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla. RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENTS
17/01/24
SC (CHC) APPEAL 46/2017
M.J.N.J. Fernando No. 290, Thoduwawa North, Thoduwawa. Carrying on registered business under the name, Style and firm of Deshan International Imports And Exports. Defendant-Appellant Vs. Freight Links International ( Private) Limited Level 07, Access Towers 278, Union Place, Colombo 02. Plaintiff- Respondent
17/01/24
SC (CHC) Appeal No: 48/17
Kalutota Investment and Leasing Limited, No. 49, Hudson Road, Colombo 03. Presently at, No. 562/16, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya. Plaintiff Vs. 1. Loku Galappaththige Susantha, No. 77/5, Ranmal Place, Hewagama, Kaduwela. 2. Ariyawathi Galappaththi, No. 77/5, Ranmal Place, Hewagama, Kaduwela. AND NOW BETWEEN 1. Loku Galappaththige Susantha, No. 77/5, Ranmal Place, Hewagama, Kaduwela. 2. Ariyawathi Galappaththi, No. 77/5, Ranmal Place, Hewagama, Kaduwela. Defendants-Appellants Vs. Kalutota Investment and Leasing Limited, No. 49, Hudson Road, Colombo 03. Presently at, No. 562/16, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya. Plaintiff-Respondent
17/01/24
SC FR Application No. 221/2021, SC FR Application No. 225/2021, SC FR Application No. 228/2021
1. Hirunika Eranjali Premachandra 507/A/18 Privilege Homes, Maharagama Road, Arangala, Hokandara North. PETITIONER Vs. 1. A. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 1. B. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 1. C. (Former) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa 26A Pengiriwatta Road, Mirihana. and also at 308, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07. 2. Arumadura Lawrence Romelo Duminda Silva, 40/8, Perera Mawatha, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 3. Hon. M. U. M. Ali Sabry PC, Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 3. A. Hon. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 4. Saliya Pieris PC, President, Bar Association of Sr Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS 1. Sumana Premachandra A1/ F12/ U6, Treasure Trove, Dr. N. M. Perera Mawatha, Colombo 08. PETITIONER Vs. 1. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 1. A. (Former) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa 26A Pengiriwatta Road, Mirihana. 2. Arumadura Lawrence Romelo Duminda Silva, 40/8, Perera Mawatha, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 3. Hon. M. U. M. Ali Sabry PC, Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 3. A. Hon. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 4. Saliya Pieris PC, President, Bar Association of Sr Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. 5. Rajeev Amarasuriya Secretary, Bar Association of Sri Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS 1. H. Ghazali Hussain Attorney-at-Law No. 30, Jayah Road, Colomnbo 04. PETITIONER Vs. 1. A. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 1. B. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 2. C. (Former) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa 26A Pengiriwatta Road, Mirihana. and also at 308, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07. 2. H. M. T. N. Upuldeniya Commissioner General of Prisons, Prison Headquarters, No. 150, Baseline Road, Colombo 09. 3. Hon. M. U. M. Ali Sabry PC, Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 4. Arumadura Lawrence Romelo Duminda Silva, 40/8, Perera Mawatha, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 5. A. Saliya Pieris PC, President, Bar Association of Sr Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. 5. B. Rajeev Amarasuriya Secretary, Bar Association of Sri Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. 5. C. Isuru Balapatabendi Secretary, Bar Association of Sri Lanka, No. 153, Mihindu Mawatha, Colombo 12. 6. Hon. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa Minister of Justice Minister of Justice, Prison Affairs and Constitutional Reforms, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
16/01/24
SC CHC Appeal 06/13
Farzana Clearing Agencies (Private) Ltd. No. F75, People’s Park Complex Gas Works Street Colombo 11. Defendant-Respondent-Appellant Vs. Kala Traders (Private) Ltd. No. 151, Dam Street Colombo 12. Plaintiff-Petitioner-Respondent
12/01/24
SC APPEAL 75/2014
1. Weerathunga Arachchige Samuel de Costa (Deceased) 1A. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 2. Weerathunga Arachchige Albert de Costa 3. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 4. Weerathunga Arachchige Violet de Costa 5. Weerathunga Arachchige Prema de Costa All of No. 31/2, Anderson Road, Kohuwala. Plaintiffs Vs. Polwattage Bandusena Gomez of No. 19/3, Srigal Mawatha, Kohuwala, Nugegoda. Defendant AND BETWEEN Polwattage Bandusena Gomez of No. 19/3, Srigal Mawatha, Kohuwala, Nugegoda. Defendant-Appellant Vs. 1. Weerathunga Arachchige Samuel de Costa (Deceased) 1A. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 2. Weerathunga Arachchige Albert de Costa (Deceased) 3. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 4. Weerathunga Arachchige Violet de Costa 5. Weerathunga Arachchige Prema de Costa All of No. 31/2, Anderson Road, Kohuwala. Plaintiff-Respondents AND NOW BETWEEN Polwattage Bandusena Gomez of No. 19/3, Srigal Mawatha, Kohuwala, Nugegoda. Defendant-Appellant-Appellant Vs. 1. Weerathunga Arachchige Samuel de Costa (Deceased) 1A. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 2. Weerathunga Arachchige Albert de Costa (Deceased) 3. Weerathunga Arachchige Hema de Costa 4. Weerathunga Arachchige Violet de Costa (Deceased) 5. Weerathunga Arachchige Prema de Costa All of No. 31/2, Anderson Road, Kohuwala. Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondents
09/01/24
SC(HC)C.A.L.A.NO. 367/16
In the matter of an appeal for leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court under Section 54 of the Act No. 54 of 2006 1.Yoganathan Ranjithkumar 2.Wife Venitta 3.Selvarani widow of Sinnatty Christo All of Maatha Kovilady, Point Pedro Road, Kopay South, Kopay PLAINTIFFS – APPELLANTS - PETITIONERS Vs. 1. Kidinan Rajah (deceased) 2. Wife Amalaranjini 3. Mary Vijitha daughter of Sinnathurai All of Semmankundu, Matha Kovil Lane, Kopay South, Kopay DEFENDANTS – RESPONDENTS - RESPONDENTS
 
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