Aunt of Makandure Madush files FR petition

An aunt of notorious underworld leader ‘Makandure Madush’ has filed a Fundamental Rights petition in court seeking a restraining order preventing the police from arresting him.

Makandure Madush is currently in custody in Dubai after being arrested with several others at a hotel with narcotics.

There have been reports that the local Police are seeking the transfer of Madush to Sri Lanka to face charges.

However A. W. Sriyani, an aunt of Makandure Madush filed the FR petition in the Supreme Court seeking court intervention to prevent the Police from arresting him. (Colombo Gazette)