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SL court dismisses case challenging presidential candidate's citizenship

Published: October 04, 2019 19:19:10 | Updated: October 06, 2019 11:42:33


A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal case challenging presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Novenber 16 poll.

The three-judge panel of Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity of Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, which he obtained in 2005, according to Reuters.

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