Divisional Secretary threatens pastor with legal action

May 09, 2018 

In a letter dated 27th April, the pastor’s lawyer requested a clarification from the DS as to why he instructed the pastor to obtain permission from the village head to construct a church. In a response dated 04th May, the DS stated that the pastor would have to pay LKR 1,000,000 for causing him distress and, in the event the pastor refused to oblige within 14 days, he threatened to pursue legal action.