A fundamental rights petition was today filed in the Supreme Court seeking to remove all police security and to suspend all privileges including houses, offices and vehicles afforded to ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa by the State following his nomination as a candidate at August 17 general elections.
Petitioner R.H. Senaka Perera who is on the NSSP national list in his petition is also seeking the Supreme Court to award him Rs.5,000,000 as compensation for the infringement of his fundamental rights.( S.S.Selvanayagam)
Comments - 15
Sam Friday, 17 July 2015 02:53 PM
so that LTTE diaspora or underworld thugs who came to sri Lanka recently to support UNP campaign can kill him?
shantha Friday, 17 July 2015 03:12 PM
The fat thief has stolen enough to pay for his own private army.
Kapila Perera Friday, 17 July 2015 03:14 PM
I think the guys must be crazy. MR is not like RW or MS.His life is threaten by LTTE for generations.
Lakshman De Silva Saturday, 18 July 2015 08:29 AM
No one has a right to remove constitutional priviledge of any Past or Present President. There are some lawyers who does not know ball of Law
Mm Friday, 17 July 2015 03:39 PM
Sri Lankan politics- sooooo many injunctions, FR petitions, and fear of MR
Dharmasena Saturday, 18 July 2015 02:10 PM
He should retire now. He has done his part for our country.
Push Friday, 17 July 2015 07:36 PM
If he has such security threats he must stay home leaving aside his greed for power.
Hora Mahinda Friday, 17 July 2015 08:52 PM
Very suitable comment. Who is the fat thief. Yes, no doubt the old defeated king.
Horri Jimonis Friday, 17 July 2015 08:55 PM
He only developed his family and not the country. Looting was his profession.
Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 17 July 2015 09:01 PM
Former Kings privileges should be removed as he has come into politics again.
Rohan Sunday, 19 July 2015 02:34 PM
There are so many ill-informed people like Sampath. I pity him.
Silva Friday, 17 July 2015 05:42 PM
Silva, kill him for what fun ? ? ? ? he is not worth wasting a bullet man !
sampath Friday, 17 July 2015 06:02 PM
MR must be prime Minister. He was the person who developed the country.
Jamis Friday, 17 July 2015 06:05 PM
Agreed. Did the entire country allow MR dictate terms and run a mafia type politics?
Sikuru Friday, 17 July 2015 06:07 PM
You need to find a better lie, underworld thugs are always with MR
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