Some conspiring to destroy me for political survival: Ravi

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UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake, who faces charges in connection with the Central Bank bond scam, asked for a copy of the commission report today under the Right to Information Act.

He told reporters that some stooges of political party leaders in the government and the opposition were conspiring to destroy him merely for their political survival.

The MP said President Maithripala Sirisena had not accused him of anything in the statement he read out.

"Don’t try to create rifts between the President and the Prime Minister. A few people are working with ulterior motives. Government and opposition stooges are conspiring against me. I will not blame the President for this shadow boxing,” he said.

When asked by journalists whether he was suggesting that no scam had taken place as mentioned in the commission report, the MP said he did not know about any accusation. “I don’t know about the accusations. Some who came from the national list are accusing me,” he said.

The MP said 36 reports which were handed over to the President by PRECIFAC should also be revealed.

“It has to be revealed as to who is responsible for the hedging deal which had caused a Rs 76 billion loss to the government. The government had lost Rs.7 billion from the Greek Bonds, Rs.146 billion from Srilankan airlines and the country caught in a huge debt trap. Those who are responsible for these scandals have not been uncovered though people are shouting about one deal. This is most unfair,” the MP said. (Yohan Perera)

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  • Jagath Leanage Monday, 08 January 2018 05:42 PM

    What to destroy ? You are finish now .

    shame Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:32 AM

    Yes, he destroyed the COUNTRY. Central Bank is a Nerve system to the Country and they even ribbed that bank.

    Premalal Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:38 AM

    This is one conspiracy that a vast majority of the nation would welcome.

    Sunil Tuesday, 09 January 2018 02:49 PM

    Pilfered even the hard earned EPF money of the workers of this country.

    saman Monday, 08 January 2018 05:58 PM

    Is if having (MDP) Multiple personality disorder? I have red about it that one personality don't know what other personalities do. Must be.

    Unchikun Monday, 08 January 2018 06:06 PM

    A 7 star joker. Only a magician can help him from the septic tank he has fallen into. By making these statements he is rubbing it all over him. Sorry man, time to go with your boss.

    dana Monday, 08 January 2018 10:01 PM

    what a joker. Ravi thinks we are foolish. via DM Android App

    Thamby Ramar Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:42 AM

    True those responsible for other scandals have not yet been uncovered, but by his own words MP is only concerned about being most unfair with this scandal; but he need not worry if President has his own way those responsible for other scandals too will be brought to light, provided the legislature support him as one force, that is the heart of the problem.

    dulan Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:50 AM

    Did his company bought the pat from Arjuna A few months later and paid for arrears? If so difficult to prove any wrong doing

    RMB Senanayake Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:01 AM

    Please publish the full report for us to make our judgmentRMB Senanayake

    Connery Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:06 AM

    Dear RK, you have made enough money from us. Please go now,

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:21 AM

    Absolute rubbish, nobody can destroy you if your righteous, honest and humble. Just take Mahinda.... does he have any credibility with the honest citizens of this country? Absolutely No. The only persons who will participate in Mahinda's rally are the ignorant or dishonest. Your situ is also the same.

    mahsen Tuesday, 09 January 2018 02:59 PM

    You are a disgrace to hardworking Buffaloas. You are certainly traitor to blame MR as and when you open mouth. Stupid Idiot

    voter Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:30 AM

    Why, accuse someone else of trying to destroy you? You your self destroyed your self. Its very easy to point fingers at others when you're the one who cut your own grave due to your greediness. yes we know that the previous govt too had enough crooks and they too robbed. But trying to point the finger away from you doesn't absolve your crime.

    LKcricket Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:12 AM

    You say some else destroyed. It you who destroyed you. Every action has a reaction with equal weight. That s the rule of the nature.Beyond doubt you are a thiefYou destroyed whole nation,

    Jude Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:18 AM

    Hey RK you're your own enemy!!! Not bad, you'll still be the Richest OLD Royalist!!!??

    nanda Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:42 AM

    to find out other deals, is your election promise but this deal got caught red handed, even that also due to greed and haste of your elder daughter and wife Mela,

    speedster Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:53 AM

    තමන් තමාවම නැති කර ගත්තම වෙන අයට දොස් නොදෙන්න

    Don Tuesday, 09 January 2018 04:57 PM

    Go straight to jail by not wasting taxpayer money in court proceedings.


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