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20 January 2015 12:49 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Police Chief to appoint a special team to investigate the assault at Agalawatta on Sunday morning and to take legal action against the miscreants.


UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma is alleged to have assaulted a Agalawatta Pradeshiya Sabha UPFA member after forcing him to kneel down.


Minister Rajitha Senaratne said the President had assured that the rule of law will be upheld with regard to the incident.

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  • Citizen1 Thursday, 22 January 2015 02:59 AM

    While looking into the investigations on previous govts crimes, must stop the present govts violaters to ensure the good governance as promised to the country.

    Raja Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:07 AM

    `` yahapalanaya`` good governance as promissed to the people should not allow anyone to take the law on their hand.

    Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 20 January 2015 09:46 PM

    With the busy schedule our President is looking into other political issues too. Sir, may be the UPFA member would have created some problem too. Check on that.

    Vijith Pieterz Tuesday, 20 January 2015 09:48 PM

    The fact reveals both the UNP

    Sarath kuru Tuesday, 20 January 2015 09:48 PM

    Culprits Should be Punished

    jagath wettasinghe Wednesday, 21 January 2015 10:40 AM

    mervin silva did same action last 10 years. no body beat him.

    sri Tuesday, 20 January 2015 07:45 PM

    Govt is going to be very busy with the ongoing investigation hopefully they will not to delay or forget the priories in the country.

    willows Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:36 AM

    Palitha should be expelled from UNP/Parliament?

    Cyril de Alwis Tuesday, 20 January 2015 07:51 PM

    It is very ugly to observe how our Sri Lankans behave. The wild animals canbehave better than these rowdies. Mr. President, whoever they are, pleasepunish thoroughly so that they will never do this sort things again.Cyril

    Ikarus Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:19 AM

    Once Mervyn tied a man to a tree but when the investigations started the story was the victim tied himself to the tree and Mervin escaped scott free. I think this story will end up like that. The victim becomes the DOER.

    joseph Tuesday, 20 January 2015 08:22 PM

    Good move. Should not allow anybody to sabotage good governance


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