Gota challenges Kiriella

16 April 2012 06:45 am - 26     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has challenged UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella to give the name of the mother who, according to Kiriella, had claimed to have seen the person who abducted her son at the Police Station went she went to make a complaint about the abduction.

 “He says that a female came up to him and said that when she went to the Police to complain about the abduction of her son, she found the very person who had come to abduct him at the Police station. Being a politician and MP he must not make general comments. It is a disgrace. Give us the name; we can take action,” Rajapaksa said.

 “As a responsible citizen he must have taken the name of the police officer and complained to IGP. Did he do that? At least even now I challenge him to give the name of the mother so we can get the name of the police officer and investigate,” he said.

“He is playing to the UN and the international community by making baseless allegations. Need I remind him that the most number of abductions and extra-judicial killings took place when his party was in power in 1987/88?” Rajapaksa said.

The Defence Secretary also said that Kiriella’s statement that the proper legal procedure was to have produced Gunaratnam before a Court of Law was baseless.

 “For a lawyer, it is pathetic that he does not know what the legal procedure is. The order to deport should be given by the Commissioner of Immigration so he must brush up his knowledge on the law. This is why politicians mustn’t open their mouth without knowing the facts. This shows the calibre of politicians; it is unfortunate that he has commented without knowing the facts,” he stated. (Ayesha Zuhair)

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  • Asitha Monday, 16 April 2012 12:31 PM

    Gota, You know the names and even registration numbers of police and army officers who involve all the abductions.

    sha Monday, 16 April 2012 12:54 PM

    Since no challenger for GR, he can challenge anyone. When the time comes he will be challenged!

    senna Monday, 16 April 2012 12:53 PM

    baduth hamuduruwange naduth hamuduruwange

    pol haraka Tuesday, 17 April 2012 09:29 AM

    Dear Sir

    If you are a secretary to the defence, does that mean you get vehicle permits?

    Can i have yours?

    Jay Ranaweera Monday, 16 April 2012 01:12 PM

    There is no wonder in Kiriella's statement as this is the person who rediculed the Sri Lankan Govt and the Armed forces by saying in public in a stammering tone that"ANY FOOL CAN WAGE WAR BY BORROWING MONEY". He is not only a disgrace to the Party but to his PARENTS,PERERAS as he changed the name to wife's name as KIRIELLA.Backboneless man.

    modawansa Monday, 16 April 2012 01:24 PM

    As i understand Gota is a govt official like any other secretary and he is taking the executive powers of his siblings and have become the most powerful secretary in the world - even Hilary Clinton is no ware close.

    AMT Tuesday, 17 April 2012 10:15 AM

    What right do you have to question an HONORABLE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT - you can only used to violate rights of others?

    pri Monday, 16 April 2012 06:48 AM

    ow yes igp take proper action thanks god

    MOHAMED ASFAR Monday, 16 April 2012 07:14 AM

    baldys deportation is a good one. he is an impersonator with so many names.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 16 April 2012 07:09 AM

    We all know what will happen to the mother if her name is given as the white van will spring in to action immediately.

    what the fish Monday, 16 April 2012 07:20 AM

    yeah right!

    misunderstood Monday, 16 April 2012 08:53 AM

    watath niyarath goyam ka nam kata kiyamuda e amaruwa?

    Jawfer Monday, 16 April 2012 08:39 AM

    Gota

    why don't you educate these politicians including the Kelaniya MP Mervin

    PERERA Tuesday, 17 April 2012 06:41 AM

    you can not educate incorrigjbles and idiots

    Vish Monday, 16 April 2012 08:23 AM

    You are right. These allegations are made by the opposition at a time like this when the whole world, especially the Americans are trying to create problems to us since these type of bloody politicians do not give a dame about our country. their only intention is to come in to power by uttering any lie.
    If the country has to be cleaned wrong doers have to be eleminated. Please go ahead sir and abduct any son of a gun who is a threat to the system of the country including this MILK FALL (KIRIELLA)

    ravi Monday, 16 April 2012 08:25 AM

    Can we trust our Police?

    Sri Minnal Tuesday, 17 April 2012 07:00 AM

    Who is talking? Gota talks too much nowadays.

    deva Monday, 16 April 2012 08:38 AM

    nothing gonna change

    DN Monday, 16 April 2012 09:11 AM

    Parties are not responsible for killings. It is people. We need to see where those people now, whoes responsible for 1987 / 88 killings are.

    Mahmood Ashraf Monday, 16 April 2012 09:11 AM

    Yes So once you get that name you can put that sin woman into the white van and kill her !!

    jacoobc Monday, 16 April 2012 09:12 AM

    you get the name , send the white van then get the women ,, how can anybody beleive you //

    Mifaz Monday, 16 April 2012 09:20 AM

    No not at all.. They are not servant to the public but they are to the politicians dogs remunerated by public money.

    Truth Monday, 16 April 2012 09:46 AM

    extra-judicial killings took place when his party was in power in 1987/88?” - Yes, you should know, as the (Captain) Commander of Army base in Matale at the time, how many were tortured, maimed and killed.

    Wimal_Modawansa Monday, 16 April 2012 10:02 AM

    we will need the address as well as a confirmation on dual citizenship.

    Labby Monday, 16 April 2012 09:50 AM

    By saying there were abductions and killings in 1988/89 is the Defence Secretary trying to justify the abductions and killings that are daily taking place at present?

    kiribath Tuesday, 17 April 2012 07:42 AM

    very powerfull with the public money, I think this is the only country in the world,,,,


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