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Ravaya editor questioned by CID

9 December 2014 08:42 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Chief Editor of the Ravaya Newspaper K.W. Janaranjana was questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) regarding a news article that appeared in the newspaper recently, Police said today.


Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the CID had recorded a statement from the Chief Editor yesterday about the controversial news article which was run on November 30.


The article published had predicted that  Common Opposition Candidate Maithripala Sirisena would secure 59% of votes while President Mahinda Rajapaksa would  poll only 41%.

  Comments - 12

  • Hiran Tuesday, 09 December 2014 03:16 PM

    Just wonder who that 41% would be to vote for the present regime? What might they be eating?

    Sim Tuesday, 09 December 2014 04:38 PM

    Write in favor of MR, nothing will happen.

    Premalal Tuesday, 09 December 2014 04:56 PM

    Can you please explain how the ruling party is observing the election law?

    Game Bayya Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:17 PM

    Speaking truth is a criminal offence in this country now. Ane mage rata

    Game Bayya Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:17 PM

    Speaking truth is a criminal offence in this country now. Ane mage rata

    Nish Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:20 PM

    Ravaya is a pro separatists newspaper. People should think wisely.

    Prasanna Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:24 PM

    Astrologers, Pls beware

    Cheko Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:33 PM

    So whats wrong, thats the truth, lets see on 8th of Jan.

    OMG Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:35 PM

    In the coming months even your thoughts are going to be controlled.

    Dan Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:58 PM

    Under the election law it is not allowed to mislead people with such baseless stats in favor of any particular candidate...

    Gayan Tuesday, 09 December 2014 02:59 PM

    Using state resources whenever they do not like what is happening. Can you still speak of a democracy?

    DN Tuesday, 09 December 2014 06:03 PM

    CID is investigating how information is leaked

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