Court extends injunction issued against Vithanage’s movie

untitled-8The Colombo District Court today extended the injunction order issued against Prasanna Vithanage’s movie ‘Usaviya Nihandai’ (Silence in the Courts).

The injunction order was earlier issued till today but it was further extended till tomorrow.

In the movie, two women from a farming village about 100km away from country’s capital are raped within one year by court judge presiding over cases which involved their husbands as accused parties.

A newspaper editor publishes the cover up of the incident and with the buildup peer pressure, three years after the incidents took place, the Judiciary Services Commission appoints a tribunal consisting of three high court judges to investigate the accusations made by the newspaper. (Colombo Gazette)