For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
A petition was submitted to the Supreme Court today(14) stating that the editor of the ‘ Daily News, Mr. Rajpal Abeynayake is continuously insulting those engaged in the Judiciary, and legal profession. It stated that the editor should be punished on grounds of seeking to bring the judiciary to ridicule,
The Petitionner, Dr. Susil Prema prayed that under the charge of ridiculing the judiciary, the editor be punished and be removed from the legal profession.
Mr. Rajpal Abeynayake who is a lawyer produces a daily political programme on state radio.