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Maithri’s rally sabotaged

17 December 2014 06:02 am - 20     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The stage and decorations for a rally for the Common Opposition Candidate Maithripala Sirisena at Wanduramba in Galle was sabotaged this morning by an unidentified gang.

Police said the unidentified gang has arrived in two defenders, set fire to the stage and decorations with petrol and also damaged a vehicle and speakers.  

Baddegama Pradeshiya Saba member Premalal Liyanage who filed a complaint with the Wanduramba Police also said three individuals installing the speakers are missing.  

Southern Provincial Councilor Bandula Lal Bandarigoda said the three men may have been abducted.

Mr. Sirisena was to address a rally in Wanduramba this evening. (Sajeewa Wijeweera)

  Comments - 20

  • Wednesday, 17 December 2014 06:34 PM

    These old trick of destroying own stages does not work now. Hic hic hic

    sam Wednesday, 17 December 2014 06:38 PM

    What is the use of having a presidential elections let only para king foul the democracy.

    Nuwan Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:38 AM

    Maithree will get nother 100,000 of extra votes by these kind of cheap things

    Patriot Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:00 PM

    Love your comment. Just imagine what future will be under Rajapakses.Just imagine how the voting day will be. All been set for Dictatorship rule.

    Rohana Wijeweera Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:38 AM

    People must Vote for M.S. Otherwise, this will get out of hand

    Saman Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:03 PM

    Please send these photos to Internet and you tube.

    munaweera Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:39 AM


    chux Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:41 AM

    Rajapaksha democrazy...

    KB Perera Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:46 AM

    Beginning was good, then bad, and now it is Ugly.

    vasu Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:08 PM

    Did MS people it self did the fire? Because ther could not able to find people for the meeting? Or to make blame?

    karikalan Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:47 AM

    MR your digging your own grave

    Maneka Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:53 AM

    Fear Phobia, otherwise no need to do these inhuman, cruel things, These actions shows the weakness, of the opposition.

    Pathirana Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:54 AM

    Now I have taken a decision to vote for Maithri .......

    hb Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:56 AM

    Sure signs of a country heading towards aascharya!

    priya Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:29 PM

    This was done to have few doolars more and for few days more

    Richard Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:37 PM

    Yes.Me too have now decided to vote for My3 for sure.

    Lakpriya Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:39 PM

    These are the people who are behind MR and destroy his leadership...

    chaluka gangabada Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:30 PM

    Its confirmed we all must vote for common candidate.i decided right now.

    Lanka Shantha Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:30 PM

    For me MR is a good person but those goons around him are devils. To destroy those devils....

    Ruz Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:57 PM

    Loved your comment. Very true

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