Nadun Chinthaka Wickramaratne alias Harak Kata filed a Fundamental Rights petition in the Supreme Court today, seeking an order directing the police to take all necessary measures to safeguard his personal safety whilst in detention.
The petitioner is further seeking an order directing him to be produced before courts in any case where he has been named as an accused or a suspect.
Eight suspects, including the alleged drug kingpin Nadun Chinthaka alias “Harak Kata” and his accomplice identified as Salindu Malshika Gunaratne alias “Kudu Salindu,” were arrested in Madagascar for alleged drug trafficking charges. They are currently held in CID custody for further interrogations.
The father of Nadun Chinthaka Wickramaratne had also filed a writ petition in the Court of Appeal seeking an order directing the authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of the detainee in accordance with the law.
This petition had been filed through attorneys-at-law, Namal Karunaratne and Udara Muhandiramge.


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