Arrest of Namal: Ravi says ministers predict the obvious

13 July 2016 01:55 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that despite excitement in the Joint Opposition regarding predictions on arrests, people living in the country were aware of the investigations and therefore were able to arrive at reasonable conclusions.

“I spoke of this (Namal’s) arrest two months ago, we live in this country and not overseas isn’t it? So, we are aware of what is going on in the country,” he said.

He made this remarks in response to a question raised by a journalist at a press conference held at the Ministry of Finance recently.

“It isn’t only Namal, there are a lot of other Rajapaksas, who have to answer,” he said.

During the brief questioning Minister P. Harrison intervened and said that any person could assume such arrests, due to the frequency of visits to the FCID and the CID.

“You could see the number of times they visit the two places. It is only obvious to assume that the arrests are imminent,” he said.

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  Comments - 4

  • NAK Thursday, 14 July 2016 05:25 PM

    So, it was not so obvious when Hirunika was arrested?

    Rajan Wednesday, 13 July 2016 04:08 PM

    You're correct. However, I can predict that the ministers got involved with bond magady will not get in to jail with this government .

    rathnasiri Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:13 PM

    set a chief to catch a thief

    chandra Wednesday, 13 July 2016 07:09 PM

    DM does not publish our comnents if it is against to the government. via DM Android App

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