SF Court martial next week

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General Sarath Fonseka is to be produced before a court martial next week over seven charges including for engaging in politics while serving in the army and violating army regulations when procuring weapons, the military said. 

Military Spokesperson Major General Prasad Samarasingha told reporters a short while ago that the court martial will be held on March 16 and 17 at the naval headquarters before a panel of three major generals. (SD)

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  • Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:13 AM

    GOSL has nothing to charge against him.Pointless move... he is clean no matter what. You cant play easily with the General. He is a king, a hero.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:17 AM

    The Person How did Unlawful things he must be furnished.
    But S.F. IS person who served to country as Army Commander.
    Hens We must Kindness to him. JVP aND UNP must responsible for this sittuvation.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 08:59 PM

    Mother Lanka has really become 'the teardrop in the Indian Ocean' with irreligious governance - the worst we have seen in our lifetime.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:35 AM

    Is the editorial staff asleep?

    It is Majors-General and not Major-Generals.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 09:16 PM

    Sounds like Sadam's trail - in a hurry to finish! Should have brought him in front of the law. while he was in uniform ...

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:36 AM

    In front of this " GREAT LION "...Court martial Officers will become just a " BUNCH OF JOKERS ! ".

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:53 AM

    When you work very hard for the country this is the gift you get finally ...
    We are the most ungrateful people in this world !.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:56 AM

    " Military Puppets " Court Martial the " Great Lion " !.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:56 AM

    W.g. don't talk about them. They are special guest of government under full protection. They never chalenge MR or his family so no problem.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:57 AM

    They are on the way. Not like Ranil. Everything come in order. wait and see !!!

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:59 AM

    Verdict is already given...
    This is just to implement it !

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:01 PM

    Hi, what about hree notorious terrorists, KP,Karuna and Pillian. When is Army bringing these three culprits to the courts.
    Everything happening in S/L is very unnatural.

    Cyril

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:03 PM

    Why stop there? Why not also say "And then we will put him in jail" as everyone knows what the outcome of this bogus court-martial will be?

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:06 PM

    Verdict was given first...then arrested ...next fabricated the charges.. now Court Martial... just to implement the Verdict !.
    This is the Democratic process of a Kingdom !.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:10 PM

    Jehan
    How dare you SF been labeled as a Traitor. Use your words carefully.
    People who were againt SF were the traitors and LTTE supporters.

    Friday, 12 March 2010 07:00 AM

    why not funish somavansa for what they have done in 80'-89s.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:18 PM

    WAHT ABOUT PREVIOUS ARMY GENERALS,HAVENT THEY DONE ANY THING WRONG?

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:20 PM

    in wich court karuna alais minister muralitharn taken for inquiry for killing 600 singalease policemen in one single day. he is minister now

    Friday, 12 March 2010 07:11 AM

    Regret of the fate of this country.
    No wonder good people leave !

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:29 PM

    Earlier it was reported that acting chief of staff, air marshelle Roshan Gunathilake will be headed the panel which court martial the rtd. gen. Sarath Fonseka. Why earlier palns are changed?

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:29 PM

    1 st court martial present Army Chief

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:46 PM

    joke of the day!

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 12:49 PM

    KP, kruna pillaya war hero SF tritor
    ha ha ha

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:02 PM

    disgusting .... These idiots don't understand the value of this great man.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:08 PM

    What about KP, Pillayan and Karuna? Are they patriots?
    The man who did a key role in defeating the LTTE has now become a traitor. What a world.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:12 PM

    Lets see the end of this case. SF should be punished for his wrong doings. I hope he will not ask for another call to the daughters!

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:13 PM

    I agree Jehan 100%. He must face the trial for torture especially.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:41 PM

    Yeah people like you.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:48 PM

    what about that money!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:56 PM

    He was the "ladder"for the govt to climb up and they are trying to destroy it because they do not want to step down.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 01:57 PM

    What about KP & KARUNA,& PILLAYAN?..

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 02:06 PM

    with this sort of injustice, its no wonder that the west give us step motherly treatment

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 02:16 PM

    poor Guy involve election and punish who give this idea

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:16 PM

    The one in the picture. Who else?

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 02:36 PM

    yes true!!! 100% agreed,..then why they punished GENERAL. only the traitors must punished, not the people who love this country!!!

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:18 PM

    You got it wrong my dear.

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:19 PM

    I don't think so. Lets wait and see what happens.

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:19 PM

    Yes he did work hard to earn his commis.

    Saturday, 13 March 2010 05:54 AM

    Cant you understand... KP is a Treasure !.

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:20 PM

    He is not the only man who can do the job, There are many more in the Army,

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 03:00 PM

    who is the traitor???

    Friday, 12 March 2010 03:21 PM

    Well de Silva, J is allowed to give his opinion. What's wrong in that.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 03:31 PM

    shame shame 1st take kp to court martial or any martial

    Friday, 12 March 2010 05:12 PM

    will any one from the younger generation come forward to protect the motherland...after all these happenings....???

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:33 AM

    Traitors must be PUNISHED

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:35 AM

    How can a General court martial by Major Generals? Why not court martial the Major General who abducted General first? "Court martial not today tomorrow"

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:43 AM

    We must send this traitor for 20 years RIP for the damage done to our war heroes.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 06:42 PM

    The remnants of the LTTE are being given the chance to have a good laugh ...

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:49 AM

    once upon a time he was a hero.human desire to go up seems to be very costly sometimes.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:55 AM

    what about LTTE peoples KP and others their are all right shame of you all

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 07:26 PM

    And who determines this classification of 'traitor' and 'patriot'? I feel to see how it's anything other than vulnerability to petty propaganda that mobilises people to love one man, on one day, and loathe him the next. I wonder when Sri Lankans will look at themselves, in the mirror, and come to realise how fickle and short-sighted we've been.

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:03 AM

    hurrayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    Thursday, 11 March 2010 07:40 PM

    Everybody has his own interpretation of the word "traitor". In Sri Lanka, it is generally "interpreted" as "one who speaks the truth."


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