22nd July 2015

Major general send Prabhakaran’s white van with bogus number plate and his armed men?

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Where and why did Gotabaya’s bootlicking lackey Major general send Prabhakaran’s white van with bogus number plate and his armed men? (Lanka-e-News- 21.July.2015, 11.30PM) Major general Prasanna De Silva who carried out the murder contracts of brutal corrupt coward Gotabaya  Rajapakse during the Rajapkse regime , and who was a criminal stooge of theirs , has got trapped with Prabhakaran’s white Van to the Mirihana police when trying to repeat the same conspiracies and criminal activities during the run up to the upcoming  elections ,in much the same way as he did  during the Rajapakse era. This white van that sped away yesterday night unheeding police orders, turning in all directions to avoid the police was finally stopped by the police that gave chase. When […]

White Van culture would return if Mahinda Rajapaksa were re-elected to parliament

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Most of those who have been given UPFA (Mahinda) nominations have been summoned by the FCID or the Bribery Commission. In an unexpected turn of events former Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva said he would launch a separate campaign in support of the Ranil Wickremesinghe-led United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG).  He told Daily Mirror that he would never betray the SLFP and pledged his support for President Maithripala Sirisena. The former minister demanded to know from the UPFA why it had refused to nominate him for the general election. “Most of those who have been given nominations have been summoned by the FCID or the Bribery Commission. I don’t have any such charge against me,” he said.   Mr. Silva said the country […]

UK police to recruit Sinhalese speaking officers

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British police are looking to recruit Sinhalese speaking policemen as part of a recruitment drive in the hope of finding more bilingual officers. The Metropolitan Police hopes to increase the number officers able to speak and understand 14 of the languages used across London. A recruitment update on the Metropolitan Police’s careers website states: “Whilst our police officers are able to effectively carry out their duties without the ability to speak a second language, a police constable with this skill is an asset in helping both themselves and their colleagues to more effectively engage with the community and deal with everyday policing situations. “Unless you meet our eligibility criteria, you are unable to submit an application to become a police officer at this stage.” Those […]

The revolver they had with them was owned by former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

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The mystery of the white van with three army personnel on board taken into custody on Tuesday deepened further after a government minister today revealed that it had earlier belonged to the LTTE.UNFGG Gampaha District Candidate and Minister Joseph Michael Perera who revealed more details at a news briefing said the white van had been acquired by the Army later.He said this incident is an achievement of the people and is a step in the direction of revealing more details of the level of crime that had prevailed in Sri Lanka. “For the first time three army personnel have been arrested and the white van they were travelling in taken into custody was a victory for peace-loving people and will help uncover the criminal activities […]

“I can defeat Mahinda Rajapaksa”

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“People in Kurunegala have already rejected Mahinda Rajapaksa. They will not vote for a once-defeated politician who is accused of corruption and malpractice,” said Akila Viraj Kariyawasam Minister of Education and United National Party Group Leader of Kurunegala District. Kariyawasam is confident of defeating Rajapaksa and securing all 14 seats in Kurunegala. “I will defeat Rajapaksa. He is not a challenge. He has been parachuted to Kurunegala. He has no link to this district. He needs to go back to Medamulana.” Following are excerpts of an interview with the Daily FT: Minister of Education and UNP Kurunegala District Group Leader Akila Viraj Kariyawasam Q: How challenging is to compete with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa? A: There is no challenge at all. Rajapaksa is in a disastrous […]

There were many who were corrupt in Mahinda Government says Gotha.

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  There were many who were corrupt in the former president’s government which resulted in his defeat earlier this year, said the former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. Addressing a crowd in Colombo, at the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentary election candidate Udaya Gammanpila’s campaign launch yesterday (21) he said, “The former president has a better set of people who will assist him in his campaign. We will correct our mistakes and send decent educated people to represent us in Parliament.” He also made reference to the white van incident which took place in Mirihana the previous night. “Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and I both live in Mirihana. We were at risk. The government accused us of promoting the white van culture. ” he claimed. He […]

”The political campaigns of most (Mahinda) candidates were funded by drug lords” TULF candidate Kindelpitiya drops bombshell

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This Is Why Drugs and Ethanol was famous wh 25 MPs involved in drug rackets. – Info Sri Lanka News … UNP candidates free of drug related offences – News Radio Refusing nominations to a few won’t eradicate drugs: Geetha MR put aside Maha Sanga and brought in movement of … Drugs deliberately introduced to quell desire for liberation of … By Harischandra Gunaratna Western Provincial Councillor and TULF Colombo District candidate at the forthcoming general election, Susil Kindelpiitya yesterday told “The Island” that drug abuse had reached an alarming proportion in the country and in Kolonnawa alone there were 7,000 drug addicts. Kindelpitiya said it was not a new phenomenon as certain elements attempt to portray, but large scale drug trafficking proliferated in the […]

Why they were denied nominations…

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Why they were denied nominations… With only a few weeks remaining until the general election, Ceylon Today interviewed several individuals who were once high up on the political totem pole, and now – according to what they say – to the disappointment of their supporters, have been thrown down from it. Nominations to contest the 17 August General Election were denied to several prominent individuals in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the United People’s Freedom Alliance, who were constantly in the limelight, due to various reasons. The General Secretary of the SLFP has not given a reason for denying them either nominations or a spot on the UPFA National List, other than stating that it was the party’s final decision. Former MPs Mervyn Silva, […]

End communal politics – Hameed

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The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Rishard Bathiudeen will field candidates in seven districts on the UNP while contesting under its own symbol in the Ampara District, ACMC general Secretary, Y.L.S. Hameed said. The ACMC will collaborate with the UNP in Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Wanni, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts, he added. “A total of 25 candidates will contest from the ACMC. The highest number 10 will be in Ampara,”Hameed said. The ACMC has been working for the welfare of the Muslims whose political issues have been relegated to the political backburner for long, particularly with regard to resettlement needs and livelihood support, he said. The ACMC Secretary General also noted that the entry of BBS into mainstream politics will prove a challenge to […]

“We do not feel safe with Mahinda” Muslim resident from Beruwala

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By Udara Soysa – This election will be recorded in the history of Sri Lankan politics as an election that was largely fair and balanced in its overall conduct. Can former President Mahinda Rajapaksa make a comeback in the presentpolitical landscape? Mahinda Rajapaksa enters this election without his previous unlimited state resources. He does not have state media or any other state resources in his disposition. In fact, state media has become very critical for the former President as it has become relatively partial towards the United National Party (UNP) campaign. This will be a major setback for the former President. The UNP had been embroiled in an internal conflict from early 2006. Victory in the 2015 presidential election effectively united the party as Prime […]