The Fundamental Rights petition filed by Senior DIG Ajith Rohana challenging his transfer to Easter Province from Southern Province was today re-fixed for support on September 4 by the Supreme Court.The Supreme Court decided to postpone the petition until September 4 due to hearings on several other petitions.
The petitioner, DIG Ajith Rohana, states that the said transfer order was made without reasonable grounds. The petitioner is of the view that The said order had been made at the behest of the Minister of Public Security, Tiran Alles. The Petitioner further states that there were media reports to the effect that he was harassed with a view to promoting another Senior DIG.
He is seeking an order declaring that the recommendation of the IGP contained in the letter dated April 25, 2023, to transfer him as the SDIG for the Eastern Province is illegal.