National Freedom Front (NFF) leader MP Wimal Weerawansa was arrested by the CID a short while ago at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for possessing an invalid passport, police said.
He is to be produced in the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today.
Comments - 63
Suda Friday, 23 October 2015 04:15 PM
Had you were a judge we could see all your enemies behind bars
Rohan Friday, 23 October 2015 04:17 PM
He should be in jail long ago.
Bala Friday, 23 October 2015 04:18 PM
Get the ticket agent and see how he issued a ticket without checking the validity of passport and the diplomat at whatever embassy that gave him a Schengen Visa without checking passport.They are 25 percent to blame.
Sapu Friday, 23 October 2015 04:21 PM
Tell your Wimal to use the right passport first
JA Nihal Peiris Friday, 23 October 2015 04:27 PM
At last he got caught.he is Big Fish.there are Cunning Big Fish to be arrested Well done.Now the show has started Sdios via DM Android App
Gayan Friday, 23 October 2015 04:26 PM
Looking for exemption from law support Yahapalana national government
usuf Saturday, 24 October 2015 02:31 PM
We admire d impartiality & courage of d customs officers. Others should follow via DM Android App
Fassey Friday, 23 October 2015 04:32 PM
I thought he is a Saint the way he talks. Shame.
T.Cooray Friday, 23 October 2015 04:33 PM
He probably has many passports and forgot to pick up the valid one - what goes around comes around!!TMA
Sunil Friday, 23 October 2015 04:45 PM
Put him jail. Law should be equal to all
seham Friday, 23 October 2015 04:52 PM
your user name suites you well!
Thiru Friday, 23 October 2015 05:01 PM
This is a baberlAN act by Vimal
yahapala Friday, 23 October 2015 05:13 PM
Jayaveva!!! I hope yahapalanay is functioning now. Arrest his wife too. But don`t relese him after the inquary please.
Yahapala Friday, 23 October 2015 05:14 PM
News of the Century. God bless Sri Lanka.
M.O.A.Careem Friday, 23 October 2015 05:33 PM
good mouth piece but bad passport
lakstan Saturday, 24 October 2015 08:07 AM
Shall we call him as another kondayaa.Shame on you Mr.W.Wansa
southpaw Friday, 23 October 2015 05:45 PM
Or a Lucxury Patient at a Topnotch Hospital in Colombo
vijay Friday, 23 October 2015 05:45 PM
why dubai? the country where SL has court case/s freeze some sri lankans address
ed Friday, 23 October 2015 05:50 PM
You are right !!! He is a shit head who yaps about everything BUT does nothing and the ONLY expert on Corruption and gifting Houses to his kith and kin
Ranjit Friday, 23 October 2015 05:52 PM
While he is in remand, give him Lemon Puff
murali Friday, 23 October 2015 05:59 PM
Why? some higher authority has not come to escape him a usual in Sri Lanka.
Anton Friday, 23 October 2015 06:03 PM
One day he will travel with another woman and when caught he will say that he brought the wrong one as his legal wife! This is NATIONAL FREEDOM ala Wimal!
Mason Friday, 23 October 2015 06:05 PM
He is elected as a law maker to be in parliament. He make big noise. He now breaks the law.Will he be punished or pardoned ?
Aloysius masie Friday, 23 October 2015 06:07 PM
He was arrested on charges of possessing a fake passport violating the laws of the land. How can he be a political prisoner? I thank the govt. For taking positive steps to bring the culprits to book. There should be an end to this nonsense.
Amschel Friday, 23 October 2015 06:24 PM
He might need an librarian full time to keep an over view over all his passports, wifeys one, the fake birth certificates and other fake documents
ANTON Friday, 23 October 2015 06:33 PM
THOMAS DANGER, MAMA AHUWEY APEY RATATA MOKADA WENNEY KIYALA BOORUWO......
mnsmart Friday, 23 October 2015 06:36 PM
to go on a hunger strike? with Lemon puff
nimal Friday, 23 October 2015 07:11 PM
That is your dream. wake up
manju Friday, 23 October 2015 07:11 PM
He should have been behind bars long time before, but the government is playing games with him and his spouse, so this is also to make the public crazy.
TONY Friday, 23 October 2015 08:14 PM
THATS RIGHT HE SHOULD HAVE GOT CAUGHT AT THE OTHER END AND LOCKED UP AND CHARGED
Perumal Friday, 23 October 2015 08:23 PM
Wansa must have learnt all these tricks from his formerly powerful but currenly powerless boss
hasha Friday, 23 October 2015 09:24 PM
Lets call him Passport Wansa
DS Friday, 23 October 2015 09:45 PM
Before I lite a cracker to celebrate his arrest, he is released and allowed to travel on his forged passport. Thank you Ranil and the new government policy
Ryan Friday, 23 October 2015 03:09 PM
Now we have one political prisoner in this country
Andare Friday, 23 October 2015 03:21 PM
How did he function as a Minister when he is ignorant about the need for a valid travel document to travel abroad Luckily he was stopped at Katunayake else he would have been arrested and locked up at Dubai or Italian airport via DM Android App
ANTON Friday, 23 October 2015 03:16 PM
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON IN THIS ISLAND.
Saliya Friday, 23 October 2015 03:19 PM
Best news. Welldone.
Junga Saturday, 24 October 2015 11:46 AM
This is a serious offence. Will he receive an appropriate hearing and sentence, this is a criminal matter. Srilanka desperately requires law and order and justice
ram Friday, 23 October 2015 03:19 PM
Now only I have some hope on sri lankan judiciary. put this idiot into the jail along with his spouse for life time as same punishment given to others.
modaya Friday, 23 October 2015 03:20 PM
These are the patriotic who mess up Sri Lanka. When the Govt. of the day try their best to reconcile the communities he goes for cheap politics.He must be no the way for Italy for a hair cut. Good to put him in the prison.
Bala Friday, 23 October 2015 10:12 PM
What is happening is that criminals who were protected by MR is getting exposed.
azad Friday, 23 October 2015 03:21 PM
The best news.
Real Peace Friday, 23 October 2015 03:21 PM
Well done immigration officers. Treat all criminals equally irrespective of their positions and this country will become a paradise!
TONY Friday, 23 October 2015 03:24 PM
HE MUST HAVE NOT KEPT SILENT, BUT ARGUED IN THE HIGHEST TONE AND EVEN THREATENED THE IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS
Appu Friday, 23 October 2015 03:24 PM
When in govt, it was like having their private passport factory. This is what comes of having too many passports!
Vasa Friday, 23 October 2015 03:25 PM
Let the rule of the law apply.
smith Friday, 23 October 2015 03:26 PM
when is the wife getting remanded, both can be together? why is there no action still on the wife is it a false complaint? what happen to other VVIP wife ID matter?
TONY Friday, 23 October 2015 03:27 PM
HE MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN AND MISTAKENLY BROUGHT THE WRONG PASSPORT.
chux Friday, 23 October 2015 03:36 PM
One who always mislead the country man .
BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 23 October 2015 03:37 PM
His EU visa is stamped on his old invalid passport. He say he has lost his renewed passport. He goes to immigration and collects another VIP passport within hours and returns to airport. Then he screams at immigration / CID using power and cowing down tactic famous for fellows with low intellect. This guy smells and is a racketeer for sure and needs to be dealt.
Prasad Friday, 23 October 2015 03:44 PM
cheap tactics. Sri Lankans in Italy can listen to him through youtube.
Sincere Friday, 23 October 2015 11:16 PM
Husband and wife both always having passport problems. Why?
Thomas Ranger Friday, 23 October 2015 03:44 PM
Exactly what the newspaper says, man.
Mohamed Saturday, 24 October 2015 01:12 PM
He complained to the Police at 5.30 am that he lost his passport, at 7.30 am he obtained a new Diplomatic passport and he went to the Air Port at 10.00 am1.what time the Passport office opens? 2. How did he obtain visa approvals
KOLA KOTIYA Friday, 23 October 2015 03:48 PM
INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY .
Rider Friday, 23 October 2015 03:49 PM
Who says this is suppression of dissent? Only MR would do such things!!
Jayawardanae Friday, 23 October 2015 03:52 PM
It runs in the family.Wife two passports wimale two passportsAll hybrid
tharunaya Friday, 23 October 2015 03:58 PM
best news of my life via DM Android App
somon Friday, 23 October 2015 03:54 PM
Not for long !
tlogi Friday, 23 October 2015 03:57 PM
He is to be charged for criminal activity; He reported that passport was lost and obtained a new but then tried to used the one he claimed lost.He is not a political prisoner.
Fero Friday, 23 October 2015 03:57 PM
Ok if the CID has to release him for false charges will the state pay damages? This is a litmus test for the much hyped good governance
Dan Friday, 23 October 2015 04:08 PM
Your seem to be a bigger idiot than WW to make such an idiotic comment about Sri Lankan judiciary..
Boonda Friday, 23 October 2015 04:08 PM
Oh no, give him some lemon puffs or else he will stop eating at all.
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