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Dhammika Ranatunga threatens journalists

16 March 2016 11:07 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) Chairman Dhammika Ranatunga, today threatened several journalists with death at the Colombo High Court premises.

Ranatunga who arrived at the premises to attend the hearing for the bail application revision for his brother Nishantha Ranatunga, threatened the journalists when they captured visuals of him entering the premises.

The journalists, representing several media outlets, captured Ranatunga’s threats on camera and will lodge a police complaint against him.

Nishantha Ranatunga, former CSN Senior Executive, was remanded on charges of violating the Public Property Act. (Shehan Chamika Silva)


Video by Courts Prasanna

  Comments - 10

  • Dammi Wednesday, 16 March 2016 05:46 PM

    Charge him for carrying a Mobile Phone into court premises without declaring same to the court security guys.Normally the Clients/visitors are not allowed to carry mobile phones into court.

    Prem Thursday, 17 March 2016 12:16 PM

    President and PM should instruct Arjuna to remove his bro from the post. If he fails to do so they should remove him.

    Ram Thursday, 17 March 2016 05:21 AM

    "Empty vessel makes the biggest sound"

    R.R.Rohan Thursday, 17 March 2016 07:22 AM

    hats off to the journalists, I salute you.

    Jeevester Wednesday, 16 March 2016 12:04 PM

    You cannot take away family habits I guess.

    lalith de silva Wednesday, 16 March 2016 12:24 PM

    cleaned bold................what qualification he has got to e be chairman of port authority

    Gentleman Wednesday, 16 March 2016 02:27 PM

    All seem to be of the same stock-thugs via DM Android App

    Bala Thursday, 17 March 2016 09:57 AM

    Power corrupts - this is what has happened to this good family. So sorry for the mother who sacrificed a lot for the 5 boys but only Sanjeewa has not lost his head.

    sobers Wednesday, 16 March 2016 02:34 PM

    "UPFA you win, Yahapalanaya we win" this is the dirty style of politics in sri lanka.

    Rohan Wednesday, 16 March 2016 04:37 PM

    This nation will never rise up with current system.

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