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Rohitha says brother’s arrest a Govt. witch-hunt

12 July 2016 02:45 pm - 22     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Rohitha said the arrest of his brother Namal was a part of the government’s witch-hunt of its opponents and that it was the ministers who decide when to arrest and when to release opposition politicians.

He said it had become a normal routine to visit his brothers in prison and that it had become his second home.

Mr. Rajapaksa said his brothers had done a great service for the development of Rugby and Rugby had gained international exposure as a result.

“Rugby will have no future because of arrests like this because sponsors will back away from supporting rugby," he said. (Ajith Siriwardena)

  Comments - 22

  • Ramsay Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:24 PM

    Arrests are made in order to divert the attention of the masses of miserable failure of yahapalana

    Mariyam Langza Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:27 PM

    You also have a case for sending rocket on public expenses for nothing,

    daily boru Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:28 PM

    Yes like your father helped hambantota he tried to promote rugby in the paradise.

    ananda Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:31 PM

    Yes your brother had given a great boost in the game of rugger to international fame by eliminating Wasim Thajudeen. This curse will continue till the Rajapakshas are jailed. via DM Android App

    ANTON Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:39 PM


    MrRetort Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:11 PM

    He knows only about rockets and what does he know about Krish Kick Back?

    s samad Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:23 PM

    Once NamalR himself publicly accepted can beleive depend on judiciary fair

    REALPATRIAT Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:23 PM

    Think about via DM Android App

    kk Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:29 PM

    you are right Mr Rohita. they knew when arrest when release. But never sentence you ALL. via DM Android App

    REALPATRIAT Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:30 PM


    Sandakelum Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:35 PM

    Without Rugby...ruin the country?

    C.K.Lankaputhra Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:47 PM

    Is the lion still sleeping?

    going crazy Wednesday, 13 July 2016 09:05 AM

    Message from Space Cadette from Mars.

    samith Wednesday, 13 July 2016 09:29 AM

    Sri Lanka need special court for those who robbed country's money in millions.This will speed up to punish the culprits without further delay.

    kukula Wednesday, 13 July 2016 09:31 AM

    Helping Hambantotoa, helping rugby! Start playing rugby in prisons!

    Aquarius Thursday, 14 July 2016 05:58 PM

    Rohitha, as a brother, did you ever ask him how he made all that money or you were blind and enjoyed the tamashas when the going was good?

    Nuwan Wednesday, 13 July 2016 10:32 AM

    Its not rocket science my friend!.This is the payback time. Don't you believe in 'Karma' Your parents should have guided you all to have good values in life. Its very unfortunate though.

    Rosh Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:09 AM

    We all know its witch-hunt but you boys are best advised to keep away from the media to avoid further embarrasment. via DM Android App

    Sincere Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:19 AM

    That witch hunt will be over when you brother reveals how he got 70 million from Krish! Its so simple as that.

    hello Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:04 PM

    Be happy with Welikade being your 2nd home, because for the other members of your family it will become first home.

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:07 PM

    Since this comment has been made by a renowned Space Scientist, we must believe every bit of what he states as absolute truth and nothing but the truth. If only MaRa was still in power, we would be having our own docking station in space, thanks to professional Space Scientists in our midst. Sadu Sadu.

    Jagath Leanage Tuesday, 12 July 2016 03:23 PM

    Rohithantoo should be taken to custody. His father paid millions of dollars to paste a Sri Lankas's flag on a rocket because this man like aero space enginering. Part which carried flag fallen down in few minutes after taking off the rocket.

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