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The motion filed in the Supreme Court seeking an order to reduce the security of former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, was not filed by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa but by an NGO, Mr. Rajapaksa’s Media Secretary Rohan Welivita said today.

Issuing a statement, he said statements made by certain government politicians to the effect that it was Mr. Rajapaksa who filed the motion were false.

“We unreservedly reject that statement. Neither President Mahinda Rajapaksa nor the Presidential Secretariat nor the Defense Ministry filed any such motion. The case that is being referred to was filed by an NGO,’ he said.

He said at a request made by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, the then Secretary of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had gone to see her at her residence and after a discussion with her chief security officer, provided her with the personnel and necessary facilities.

Despite the court ruling, no change was made in her security arrangements and the requests made by her chief security officer at various times, were always met, he said.

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  • Bubble Banda Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:13 PM

    Mahinda you should think the SriLankans are not babies..... they know what is right and what is wrong........ You are wrong, and you will lose always.

    Gemba Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:48 AM

    Not to worry MR. She does not need any security since her smell drives people away..

    Shelly. Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:00 AM

    If not for SARATH N. Silvas infamous judgement on Tsunami aid theft the comments by CBK. .MR and many others on Prez security wouldnt have raised. Look how all things change with one incident. via DM Android App

    Don Monday, 08 May 2017 08:46 PM

    MR is famous for "balallu lawaa kos ata baawanna", of course you have done nothing..

    Ranjan Fernando Monday, 08 May 2017 08:53 PM

    This is the joke of the year. An NGO filing a motion in the court against the security detail of an ex president! Do they take the public to be such dumbs?

    Shan Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00 PM

    We know you are a gentleman; why are you worried the others are NOT? Just ignore them!

    AMW Monday, 08 May 2017 09:08 PM

    Hahahaha Are we born again... Are we babies now ?? Who took my milk bottle ??? Waaaaaaaaaaannnnnnn

    Bala Monday, 08 May 2017 09:12 PM

    The NGO was a willing catspaw to effect MRs intentions.


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