SC instructs AG to examine statement made by Ranjan

The Attorney General (AG) has been instructed by the Supreme Court to examine a statement made by Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake which was reportedly critical of the court.

The Supreme Court wants the AG to see if the statement made by the Deputy Minister is one which can be charged for contempt of court.

The Deputy Minister had made the statement in Parliament recently. (Colombo Gazette)