Mullaitivu District Judge Saravanaraja Resigns Amidst Threats and Harassment

September 29, 2023

Mullaitivu District Judge T. Saravanaraja has tendered his resignation, citing life threats, intense pressures, and continuous harassment as the reasons behind his decision to step down from his judicial roles. This move comes in the wake of the significant order he delivered concerning the Kurunthimlai issue.

Judge Saravanaraja officially submitted his letter of resignation to the Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission, marking the end of his tenure as a District Judge. His departure from his posts and the country reflects the challenging environment he has faced due to his judicial decisions.

The Kurunthimlai issue, which led to Judge Saravanaraja's decision, has been a subject of controversy and legal scrutiny.