If Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had intervened to bail him out, it means it was the Prime Minister himself who had ensured he remained in remand custody, National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader and MP Wimal Weerawansa said after he was released on bail today.
Responding to questions asked by journalists outside the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court, the MP who was released on bail after being remanded for 87 days said the news which says the Premier has intervened to bail him out has caused serious disgrace to the judiciary which is independent.
“On the other hand, the news has confirmed the allegation levelled by some factions. The Prime Minister can’t instruct law enforcement authorities to release me. The cat has jumped out of the bag,” he said and added that there was no need for him to beg for bail from either the President or the Prime Minister.
“Bail was decided by the Court. If anyone is attempting to score marks for granting bail, it is only a cheap move,” the MP said.
He said he was thankful to President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe for 'keeping him in jail’ without valid charges and giving the opportunity to restart with a boost.
“When the hearth is heated, the iron gets seasoned and can be mended properly,” the MP said.
No sooner any news is published about wimal, so many comment in no time. This shows how popular he is.no wonder he gets so many votes at an election. The more the people say they hate him they like him. The bitter truth.
BRAVE TIMID GUY. Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:47 AM
BRAVE IN TALK BUT TIMID CHILD IN DEED. THREATENING HUNGER STRIKE DRAMA AGAINST THE JUDICIARY ENDED IN VAIN. EXPECTED APPACHI DIDNT TURN UP TO TO GIVE HIM BISCUITS AND JUICE AS HE WASHED. SO IT SEEMS HE GAVE UP THE IDEA OF TAKING PART IN HUNGER STRIKE DRAMA ANY FURTHER. via DM Android App
Martin Milton Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:58 AM
Yes and hopefully he will NEVER AGAIN stoop to these childish and stupid moves like going on hunger strike!What a load of garbage. If he is a true fighter let him first prove his innocence and then fight for all against injustice till the end. Not hide behind this type of miserable excuses. MM
Joee Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:10 AM
You can start whatever you want, but no one cares neither to what you say nor what you do.
M.O.A.Careem Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:11 AM
Thank u -well prepared to contest - as agreed pay the state loss.
seqi Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:12 AM
politicians look after their own......corrupt as corrupt is. via DM Android App
Leo Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:16 AM
WW is not there to help anyone but only for his selfish gains. When he built a mansion misused state vehicles forged passports was it for the benefit of the Sinhalese. Dont fall for cheap gimmicks. via DM Android App
Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:30 AM
Forget him, not news worthy anymore.
Nethra Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:57 AM
What is that fresh fight,no matter let him prove he is innocent.Even God does a mistake ,mistake is mistake.God has given an example story.
max Thursday, 13 April 2017 06:27 AM
Nothing said about boy who got killed in his house
TONY Sunday, 09 April 2017 06:30 PM
BLUFF FAMILY CANNOT FOOL THE PEOPLE
hoodwinker Sunday, 09 April 2017 08:17 PM
Weera pacha wansa is back in town ,let's see what he has scripted for Part two ?
ra Sunday, 09 April 2017 11:15 PM
Corruption is your human rights so you have all rights to fight for it. Are you going to fight for good or bad?
Hubert Saturday, 08 April 2017 06:01 PM
Utterances are not over his fast is a real farce
Manel Friday, 07 April 2017 09:21 PM
He should be made to spend some more time in remand prison.
Vernon Friday, 07 April 2017 09:27 PM
Yes only till the case is completed. Then you will get molded until you are completely out of shape.
Jagath Leanage Friday, 07 April 2017 09:32 PM
What a joke . He came to the court by ambulance . Went to NH by ambulance after granting bail . From there straight away to his palace .
roshan Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:23 PM
Our Judiciary is too lenient. Politicians who misuse public properties and or funds should not be given bail under any circumstances. Instead should hear the case fast and put them in jail. This is how countries like Singapore flourished so fast.
Please retire Friday, 07 April 2017 09:33 PM
You are irrelevant and boring. Go home and be quiet.
WISE DONKEY Friday, 07 April 2017 09:43 PM
Only the fast can keep him quiet. Again he has opened his kata. I would prefer to have some ear plugs!
DIRECTOR. Friday, 07 April 2017 09:43 PM
HE IS BETTER PREPARED FOR A FRESH FIGHT (DRAMA PART 3)USING THE PROTECTING SHIELD HIS DAUGHTER AGAIN AS A LAST RESORT TO SAVE HIM. via DM Android App
AMW Friday, 07 April 2017 09:47 PM
Have seen many people throughout my life time, but none can be compared to this one.. Who is there to honestly fight for us, Sinhalese...
Justica USA... Friday, 07 April 2017 09:55 PM
Still acting a drama... via DM Android App
Rodney Friday, 07 April 2017 10:03 PM
Comes to court in an Ambulance and goes home walking...
weera Friday, 14 April 2017 05:37 AM
Amazing to see there are people shouting Jayawewa to a crook, What a country!!!
Mandy Sunday, 09 April 2017 12:57 PM
Except the media which cares and builds him up as a star.
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