Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage today sent a letter of demand to Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake and Kandy District MP Ananda Aluthgamage demanding Rs. 500 million each, over alleged defamatory remarks made against him.
Mr. Aluthgamage said he would take legal action against the duo, if they failed to pay the amount within two weeks.
Deputy Minister Ramanayake on Tuesday at a news conference alleged Mr. Aluthgamage had used an unregistered Defender vehicle to carryout illegal activities including assaults.
He said the vehicle had been parked at the premises of Parliamentarians Quarters at Madiwela.
Mr. Ramanayake had also claimed that UNP MP Ananda Aluthgamage was the one who gave him the information about the vehicle.
Addressing the weekly news briefing of the Joint Opposition today, MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage denied the allegations and said Deputy Minister of Sports had admitted that the vehicle belonged to him.
“The allegations are mere fabrications. Mr. Ramanayake is acting in Parliament as well. He should know that Parliament is not a theatre, where he can fool others by playing different characters,” he said.
It was also reported that Mr. Ramanayake and Mr. Aluthgamage had exchanged blows in the Parliamentary complex over the incident.
However, Mr. Aluthgamage denied the reports and said only words were exchanged, not blows. (Lahiru Pothmulla)
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Comments - 19
Mahela Perera Wednesday, 22 June 2016 02:37 PM
Is Aluthgamage trying to clean himself? hehe...
deebi Wednesday, 22 June 2016 02:57 PM
sending only a letter of demand is not enough .file a case and hold a press conference and announce the case number and the trial dates.
Ram Wednesday, 22 June 2016 03:25 PM
500 Million appear to be the worth of Politicians. It was yesterday Arjuna asked for 500 M x 3 fro the Trade Union Leaders
JANITHADEVA Wednesday, 22 June 2016 03:33 PM
THIS IS THE USUAL RHETORIC OF PERSONS WHO ARE ACCUSED OF CERTAIN MISDEEDS AND SUCH THREATS HARDLY REACHES COURTS.
TONY Wednesday, 22 June 2016 04:07 PM
HARD UP THESE DAYS BEING OUT OF GOVT. RR SHOULD HAVE GIVEN HIM A TKO
Bala Wednesday, 22 June 2016 04:29 PM
Ranjan please hand over case to CID with the letter of demand for trying to extort money - that way CID will follow up the full facts on the Defender vehicle.
Hitapang Machan Wednesday, 22 June 2016 05:54 PM
is he aware how many thousands in 500 Mn via DM iOS App
Perumal Wednesday, 22 June 2016 12:16 PM
Aluthgamage will undoubtedly cut his throat (following his boss) if the allegations were proven correct.
usuf Thursday, 23 June 2016 04:11 AM
Mr.Aluth why not also send a letter of apology for ur disgraceful behaviour via DM Android App
Labby Wednesday, 22 June 2016 12:50 PM
What else can he do to hide his face after the damaging exposure?
dham Wednesday, 22 June 2016 12:53 PM
Why cant u guys resolve this within Parliament meets everyday. Just a media show off same as MR. via DM Android App
Bubble Banda Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:28 AM
Now they have learn a theory to cutting their throats.
Kadupol Jothywansa Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:31 AM
Mahinananda is a well known looter in Nawalapitiya does every bad acts with his thugs - even murders. That is why his wife left him and ran away.
J Palitha Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:33 AM
Yes, he is only playing a drama. He had earned more than 10.5 billion along with his boss Mahinda.
Desmond Jeromme Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:38 AM
Aluthgamage is asking for trouble and play games. he has to pay this demanded money to Ananda
Arjuna Ranawana Wednesday, 22 June 2016 01:08 PM
Just only letter. You cant get any compensation in this regard as at that time you will be in the jail
Bubble Banda Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:40 AM
Without any further delay FCID should take action against Mahinananda and put him behind bars like Gamampilla.
Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:41 AM
The whole world knows Aluthgamage played out in billions and in order to cover this - he is playing a drama, that is all.
Kadupol Jothywansa Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:45 AM
During the last election, he was distributing Carom boards lavishly to every one in his district. Some have got 3-4 boards to a family, is it his money? He has raped so many women in his area, people can prove it. Such a dirty fellow is trying to be a saint. Ha..Ha..Ha..
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