17th April 2015

Gothbhaya will be electric-chaired if he goes to US

17th April 2015 // 0 Comments

I will be electric-chaired if I go to US: Gota (Video) Unwittingly conceding that he has committed war crimes, Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has said that he will have to face the capital punishment of sitting in the electric chair if he goes to the United States for conducting the fight-to-finish war. Appearing for the first time in a television talk show after his brother’s defeat at the January 8 presidential election, he politely rejected all allegations, including the corruption charges now surfacing against him. Asked why couldn’t he, being a US citizen, move to the US and lead a luxurious life instead of facing threats of arrest and prosecution in Sri Lanka, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said: “I cannot lead a luxury life […]

Full implementation of 13 A never realistic – Mahinda

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by Shamindra Ferdinando State Finance Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe yesterday asserted that India couldn’t compel the new Sri Lankan government to fully implement the 13 Amendment to the Constitution forced on the then President J. R. Jayewardene’s administration in 1987. Recollecting the circumstances under which India had intervened in Sri Lanka, Minister Samarasinghe emphasised that the country had never asked for that amendment. India had violated Sri Lanka’s airspace to pressure the then UNP government to accept the Indian remedy, the minister said. The State Finance Minister was responding to a query on a live Rupavahini political programme yesterday morning. The late President Jayewardene had been strongly opposed to devolving police and land powers to Provincial Councils, Minister Samarasinghe said, adding that no Sri Lankan leader […]


17th April 2015 // 0 Comments

More then thirty Members of Parliament who became super rich in last few years under Mahinda’s rule visited former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at his Carlton House in Tangalle. Most of these MP’s have become super rich within last few years and are accused of abusing the government institutes, taking commissions on Government contracts, drug trafficking, Passport scam, human trafficking, associating with abduction and contract killing of business people with the support of the Mahinda government. Some of Mahinda’s close associates were involved and associated with killings and who were walking free due to their close link with Rajapakshe family. The Police under Mahinda rule were unable to arrest or take action against these MP’s due to their close link with former President Mahinda.  Pivithuru Hela […]