Colombo District United National Front MP Hirunika Premachandra was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) a short while ago over an abduction of a person last month, police said.
She is to be produced in the Hulftsdorp Magistrate's Court today.
Attorney General Yuwanjan Wanasundara Wijethilake yesterday ordered the arrest of Ms. Premachandra over the abduction and conspiracy to do so in a defender vehicle belonging to her together with eight of her bodyguards.
Earlier on two occasions she was questioned over her involvement in the incident.
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Comments - 57
Lanka Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:37 PM
Only after so much pressure from everywhere.
Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:38 PM
Bushel, you are a fool - Hirunika is not like a stray dog like Weerawansa.
Horri Jimonis Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:44 PM
BUSHEL, you too was there to kill Baratha, joining DS.
Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:46 PM
Halloo, she is not Weerawansa who had Multi-vitamin Juice and fasting.
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:48 PM
she is not like crooked mouth Gamampila who collected Rs. 100/- per person and purchased a luxury car.
Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:50 PM
Hirunika is a Lady with courage and educated not like Wimal or Gamampilla partly educated.
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:51 PM
We agree with you Sir.
Bubble Banda Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:52 PM
We know pretty well that Hirunika is well educated and very decent, never do wrong.
Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:56 PM
MR had thrown about approx. 12 million to this man. No fire without smoke.
Not like PAwulpaksa Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:44 AM
Law and order same for all in Yahapalanaya unlike Pawu paksa previous regime
Katupol Jothywansa Saturday, 09 January 2016 09:01 PM
Greedy AG received a lump sum from former president and played a dirty game.
ziyard Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:49 AM
No worries! she would be bailed out before 3 p.m. !!!
Fassey Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:54 AM
She was preaching Yahapalanaya just one year before , but when she got a seat in the parliament she forget the Yahapalanaya. Very sad.
Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:55 AM
Unthinkable during the famous (or infamous) era. Well done; proceed with the legal process.
onlooker Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:58 AM
Give her a pardon. Make her the Minister for settling family disputes.
Sincere Saturday, 09 January 2016 09:40 PM
Surprised? This is what people were promised before January 8th, and now they are being implemented. This is what you call "Yahapaalanaya"
B S Perera Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:10 AM
A leopardess can’t change her spots, by changing bush
Premalal Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:18 AM
Why such a song and dance when you should have done it in the first place? The President and the Prime minister must know that the people are watching them and their time to give account to people will come one day. They think that the bond scam had been forgotten but wait and see.
CITIZEN Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:21 AM
I think they waited till the bed is ready in the Merchant Ward! But, better late than never!!
Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:23 AM
No worries Hirunika, we are still with you. Fight for the right and see that DS is taken to custody soon. Today you will be released.
chan Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:51 PM
Actually it proved right All a act ,so the
Vijith Pieterz Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:25 AM
Hirunika is not a fool to send her defender, something funny... In terms of Wimal, it should be a Foreign interference.
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:26 AM
Former AG is a strong supporter of Mahinda !!!!!!!!!
afhamfrk Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:19 PM
She is a suspect until proven innocent by court of law. If so where is the handcuff ? thats the general practice,isn it ?
mohan Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:36 AM
Like father ! Pathale Sellan danawa.
Sapu Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:25 PM
All the bigger thieves in MR regime got bail and some haven;t even been arrested
Nimal Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:27 PM
Typical SL politics. When an uneducated person is given a political appointment, it goes to their head and they think they are above the law!
Saman Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:29 PM
What about the biggest criminals issues??. They too right now get arrested . No one is above the law.
Domiya Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:44 AM
Regardless of that, Justice is finally served. Hope proceedings are properly implemented.
WISE DONKEY Sunday, 10 January 2016 01:35 AM
Hospital arranged in Singapore and flight booked!
mahinda Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:44 PM
Thatha ge nama vikunala karagaththe ookada
Veda-mama Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:47 AM
"Never give horns to a horse/mare."
Cobra Saturday, 09 January 2016 05:39 PM
They finally arrested her to shut the gab of Wimal, Gammanpila, Dinesh, Vasu andthe BBS. They were infecting our ears!!!
nuke Saturday, 09 January 2016 12:05 PM
how about "Arrested and given bail on the same day" ? thats more suitable
Coconut Republic Saturday, 09 January 2016 12:05 PM
True, at last he took a very fast decision because he is retiring.
mola Sunday, 10 January 2016 07:05 AM
Bit of show-paalanaya !
Stanley Silva Dias Saturday, 09 January 2016 06:01 PM
Excellent progress. Now throw the key away. Can stay in lock up for a good long time ! S.Dias
BuffaloaCitizen Saturday, 09 January 2016 06:18 PM
It was public discontent that lead to this arrest, otherwise she wud never have been arrested.
Twinkle Sunday, 10 January 2016 07:32 AM
And she was directly taken to courts n realesed on bail... ;)
BuffaloaCitizen Saturday, 09 January 2016 06:21 PM
It took almost weeks after the incident for this arrest, this too because of public discontent. Next the machinations of "prison hospital" and "early bail" is not surprising.
Jason Patta Sunday, 10 January 2016 07:42 AM
At last Yahapalanaya is showing that it has some backbone. Now go for the other big fish who have not been touched as yet apart from some random visits to the FCID.
Real Peace Saturday, 09 January 2016 07:37 PM
Jayawewa for Sri Lankan good governance, well done, RM!!!
Darm Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:09 PM
This is another big farce like the Jan 8 farce. Only yahapalana fools will accept this kind of show!
sss Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:10 PM
In her mind she is right because she is a politician
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:14 PM
May be out-going AG is a supporter of MR, who supported Namal those days. The new AG should review this please.
BUSHEL Saturday, 09 January 2016 01:10 PM
She will be in hospital with comfort. This is a planned arrest to prove yahapalanaya.
Vijith Pieterz Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:17 PM
Believe me, its a true information - MR had given 13.5 Million to the out-going AG. Please investigate on this issue.
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:18 PM
MR had played his last triumph card on Hirunika, throwing some money to AG. This is a true information.
BUSHEL Saturday, 09 January 2016 01:13 PM
Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:22 PM
New information - Namal had called old AG, last night so many times. Check his calls please..... he had threatened the said AG.
Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:24 PM
Means Namal"s drama did not work. Correct.
Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:26 PM
Correct Mr. Palitha, I know pretty well MR had offered him about 13 Million... cash for him. (true information)
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:28 PM
FCID should check and investigate how he received 13 Million from Mahinda.
Kiris Baba Amaray Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:29 PM
True, MR had given approx. 12 million to out-going AG, to take Hirunika into custody.
Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:32 PM
You are a Professional gentleman Sir. This is a drama by Weerawansa
J Palitha Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:34 PM
Ofcourse Sir, only educated people like you can judge matters, its a pre-planned drama by MR
Bubble Banda Saturday, 09 January 2016 08:36 PM
You are correct Sir.. your comment means Mahinda lost to Hirunika. Clean bowled.
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