Fonseka leaves the hotel

27 January 2010 04:20 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, who was holed up at a leading hotel in Colombo, left the premises a short while ago and is now on his way to his house, an aide of General Fonseka told Daily Mirror online.

The General had been at the hotel since last night and refused to leave the premises today claiming there were moves to arrest him. He also said that his security contingent had been removed by the government and that now he was under threat. 

The aide close to the General said that troops who had surrounded the hotel where he was staying attempted to search his vehicle at first when he left the premises a short while ago but later had decided not to do so.  (DS)

  Comments - 11

  • Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:13 PM

    MR has now got to deliver on the promises he made, just before the Election. General Election, in April? How many UNP 'frogs' will get nomination?

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:14 PM

    'Known devil is better than the unknown'!

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 10:26 PM

    "Life has many twists and turns in it - you have to take what you are given!"

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:59 PM

    Now, what will the good old General do, try his hand for the position of PM?

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 12:07 AM

    Kown "Sahodara Samagama," is better than the unknown "Kenda Heliya"!

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 12:38 PM

    the country is not worth it

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 01:09 PM

    marcos dont get too carried away by the news and tales wooven by Mangala and his team.majority of people did not consider all the issues brought out as cruicial at this moment. v just finished a war with worlds meanest terrorist outfit. Count on him ,he delivered what he promised in 2005 for the most pressing issue of our time .Remember people chhose against prices of brinjal going by 20 rupees to true patrioritasm .He can and he will. Unp has the last chance to join him and make national government. they are already a titanic

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 01:11 PM

    hey general y did u have so many armed Deserters with you. Let me guess ..you wanted to protect democracy for future generations.

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 01:12 PM

    Sri Lanka should be ashamed of the way a great man is being treated.

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 09:38 PM

    I can't believe where our country is headed for now. What a pity!

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:53 PM

    There are more discrepancies, but the 'true spirit' of the media, is dead today! It will remain to be so, I don't know for how long?


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