Sri Lanka court bans ex-PM, allies from leaving country
COLOMBO, May 12, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - A Sri Lankan court on Thursday banned
former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, his politician son Namal and 15
allies from leaving the country over acts of violence against anti-government
The magistrate in the capital Colombo also asked police to investigate
Monday's mob attacks on peaceful protesters, which led to retaliatory
violence that claimed nine lives and caused widespread destruction.