Arresting me would be wild goose chase: John

10 April 2016 04:11 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Replying to a query from the media regarding the statements of a group of individuals that Minister John Amaratunga was responsible for the demolition of the Wattala jogging track and that he should be arrested, he said that it would be wild goose chase that would never materialize.

He said the land belonged to a private company and that they had obtained permission to construct a road. He said he was not aware who demolished the jogging track but the company was reconstructing it.

When the journalists mentioned about the statement of a group of parliamentarians that he should be arrested in connection with the incident he gave a sarcastic reply that it would be wild goose chase and that their foolhardiness should be ignored. (Kanchna Kumara Ariyadasa)

  Comments - 7

  • Raja Sunday, 10 April 2016 10:55 PM

    That is what every politician in Sri Lanka does. They have mastered the art of not leaving any trace of evidence behind when engaged in illegal criminal activities.

    Lanka Watch Monday, 11 April 2016 03:29 AM

    The minister should have said "wild animal chase'

    carlion Monday, 11 April 2016 04:29 AM

    As a minister you could easily find out who demolished the track instead of saying "I don't know who did it".

    zuh Monday, 11 April 2016 07:31 AM

    the corruptedrusted oldies in politics have to be replaced by the honest young bloods via DM iOS App

    alex Monday, 11 April 2016 08:11 AM

    Chase this wild boar before he tarnishes the Govt. and the reputation of president and PM.They should not have any soft corner or fear for this arrogant man.

    jay Monday, 11 April 2016 10:27 AM

    Agree, arresting him won't make any sense..... But shooting him below the knee may.....

    Unchikun Sunday, 10 April 2016 04:22 PM

    We know this making making trips with MaRa to get close to the invisible hand. He may say the invisible hand removed the walking track as it was private property. Yahapalanaya?


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