Fonseka ready to be arrested

8 February 2010 01:42 pm - 35     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


General Sarath Fonseka says the government should arrest him if he had attempted to stage a coup as claimed by the authorities and the failure to take him in to custody could only mean that the claims are fabricated.

“The government should arrest me first if I planned to stage a military coup and they have not done so because it is a fabricated story,” the General said speaking family members of former military personnel taken into custody while being employed under him during the presidential elections.  (YP)

  Comments - 35

  • Monday, 08 February 2010 08:04 PM

    'A fish dies because of its mouth.' The destiny for SF, is the same.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 08:04 PM

    After seeing this much of support, I wonder how the General lost the Election? Cannot believe it.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:48 PM

    Well said sir !!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:59 PM

    SF, please hangs around some time. Do not be hurry. They will take action on due time.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 02:10 PM

    SF wants goverment to arrest him to regain some simpatthy because he knows he is unpopuler in the country i beleve goverment will take action against him if they can prove any wrong doing

    Monday, 08 February 2010 02:20 PM

    SF god be withyou

    Monday, 08 February 2010 09:27 PM

    How ironic is this? He got what he asked for!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 06:56 PM


    Monday, 08 February 2010 02:52 PM

    Get up stand up for your rights. SF you r a HERO in my mother land.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 02:56 PM

    Try it DSR, it would be over millions of dead bodies that you will have to do it.

    Sir, don't worry we are with you sir.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:01 PM

    This is brave, Yes, if the GOV has any evidence why not arrest?
    Instead of arresting the media and so called army deserters,
    Lets build the country instead of dithering.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:04 PM

    If there were so many good reasons to act against SF, government should have done that earlier. Why wait till after the elections? I think both sides may have something to hide!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:11 PM

    You are the proud leader of us

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:16 PM

    Ela... Well said.... Straight forward answer as a hero....

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:29 PM

    You are done with us, people sir, nothing to gain, just leave for US if you could !

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:36 PM

    Dear General unlike the tigers you fought you are fighting hyenas.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:37 PM

    Gosl only good at talking and thugary . Only good at harassing innocent civilians . Now let's see what dr. Mahinda has to say ! I hope he won't start singing like his other dr. Friend mervin.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:37 PM

    Sir, you are the brave leader who saved our mother land. But some of the idiots are there to spit on you (like jayasinghe & Necker). In history in America, there were some slaves who wanted to kill "Abraham Lincoln" who released them from slavery. These idiots are same. They don’t know what's the real freedom or slavery; need only to be passing the time till water get boiled.
    There are more than 60% with you. We bow you!!!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:40 PM

    You do not walk alone, let them try their rotten luck.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:41 PM

    Well spoken just like a real war hero.-fatally wounded thrice but rose to fight again for his motherland.

    But these cock& bull stories will continue till the general election.

    They are the arsenal of cowardly cut out heroes.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:42 PM

    Bravery and boldness are reflections of honesty and sincerity. If SF stands firm on these, the perpetrators of fraud on the people will be exposed in no time. SF is giving hope to a suffering people. Wish him success.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:42 PM

    KamalW......You are telling a man who commanded the army to eradicate terrorism to go out of the country. Just coz he contested for an election....Pathetic....

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:42 PM

    we are with you sir!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:50 PM

    No one can't arrest you. you have saved many thousands of lives from all Tamil Terrorist.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:05 PM

    Looking at some of the comments, some people seem to be blinded by MR & his govt..according to them, MR should get all the credit for the war, and anyone who claims credit is a conspirator. These people accept what the govt says as the biblical truth. Seriously, with ignorance like this.. All the best for us , Wonder if Abrhaim Licolin was refering only to the United States, when he said, " You cant fool all the people all the time"..

    Monday, 08 February 2010 10:28 PM

    The government can never 'cook' Sarath Fonseka. The secrets will be revealed soon. 'Owa pala denawa, aanduwata'!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:05 PM

    What Prabakaran said about us who live in the South is very true: after a month we forget what happened. We won the war mainly because of SF who changed the way the army fought the LTTE. Before SF, the army tried to fight a conventional war and there was no result, only deaths of thousands in the South. SF changed the army's strategy (after 30 years) by deploying smaller combat teams to take down LTTE pockets. This disrupted the entire logistic operation of the enemy. The enemy was being hit from all sides day and night by an invisible foe. The LTTE had no response to this tactic of SF, and eventually lost the war. True, the government and other forces played their part well. But if SF did not 'invent' a new method to fight the enemy, the war might still be going on. So thank you SF for going against the grain and finishing off the cancer in our land. Also, MR, thank you for supporting SF.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:06 PM

    people know what is true, another drama for coming election i think main actor is ratu choppe

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:11 PM

    Yea, thats right: without making a big hue and cry about a non-existent coup, why cant the big talkers take action straight away to arrest the culprit or culprits and show the world how our democracy and rule of law works. A good challenge to the cowards.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:11 PM

    Hay mann, it could be the other way. MR will be arrested in due course for all his wrong doings and not the General. Mind it.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:13 PM

    the comment u made here is very stupid h.jayasinghe...your stupidity is pouring...

    as Cynthia Pietersz said we never allow SF to take in to custody...

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:14 PM

    I say, are you the man got the Cut-outs contract of Mahinda? So, you will have to say something nonesones..... careful don't try to play games with our Leader.

    Tuesday, 09 February 2010 12:56 PM

    God & We are with you sir.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:15 PM

    people can say many thing s against the general sarath fonseka but people should not forget his courages stand and voctory given to the nation along with other forces. country need a person like him straight forward person forget about the parties think about a valued person to the country

    Monday, 08 February 2010 04:16 PM

    Hope you have some sought of hitching decease as because you were backing MR.

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