I’ll go home tomorrow, if allegations proved: Arjuna

22 June 2016 05:32 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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While rejecting the allegations made by the Joint Trade Union Collective of the Ports Authority, Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said today he would resign from politics and go home tomorrow if it was proved he had defrauded a single rupee.

He said the union leaders did not have the backbone to go to the Police, FCID or the Bribery Commission instead of making false allegations against him because they did not have any evidence of fraud.

“If I had defrauded any money, they can go to the Police, FCID or the Bribery Commission and make a complaint against me. They are not doing so because they do not have any evidence. They are just criticizing me saying I am a thief. I have sent a letter of demand for Rs.500 million for making false allegations against me,” the minister said.

He said those so-called union leaders were making baseless allegations because he had stopped all fraud and corruption in the Ports Authority. (Ajith Siriwardana)

Video by Indika Sri Aravinda

  Comments - 11

  • ajantha Thursday, 23 June 2016 04:55 PM

    why tomorrow corrupt rogue go home today. You wanted to get in to the Cricket Board too to finish off the game also,

    Observer Wednesday, 22 June 2016 05:50 PM

    One is threating to cut his throat if even a dollar robbed is proved another is offering to go home if even a rupee robbed is proved and still others file letters demanding Rs 500 mn for false allegation.That means no body have stolen but only false allegations are made via DM Android App

    Tony Fernando Wednesday, 22 June 2016 05:58 PM

    Why don't you promise slit your throat as our Ex President did??? We all know your neck is big and built for comfort but still can be done.Or else you could say " Pare yana ekakuta hena gahanda mama boru kiyanavanam "

    Raj Gonsalkorale Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:11 PM

    Welikada jail will be the home for anyone who is proven to have defrauded the State.

    ANTON Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:22 PM

    WHY ? DOESN'T HE LIKE TO CUT HIS THROAT ???

    The Pundit Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:25 PM

    This is what all those who robs public funds say. This is a stale statement. So change the slogan.

    Dee Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:35 PM

    Go home. Its ok, but dont harm yourself! Stay away from sharp objects. People seem to be in a cutting mood these days.

    Bingo Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:50 PM

    nothing to prove. you brother is chairmen with not even O/L qualifications. for the god sake, GO HOME!

    Wise Donkey Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:23 PM

    That's something everyone does after work everyday 'Going home".

    dham Thursday, 23 June 2016 01:08 PM

    Accepted your resignation please take your brother with you. via DM Android App

    DOn Thursday, 23 June 2016 04:10 AM

    "what goes around comes around"This is a so called pure person as per his own assessment before the election


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