Court orders not to arrest Pastor Jerome Fernando

Saturday, 18 November 2023 00:38 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The Court of Appeal yesterday issued an order to the police not to arrest Pastor Jerome Fernando when he arrives at the airport or any other place in Sri Lanka.

Considering a writ petition filed by Pastor Jerome Fernando, the two-member bench of Court of Appeal Judge (Chairman) Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne and Chamath Morais issued this order.

The court order states that the pastor must give a statement to the Digital Forensic Division of the Criminal Investigation Department within 48 hours after arriving in Sri Lanka.