I did everything according to the law: Gota

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Commenting on the foreign travel restriction imposed on him in connection with the floating armoury of Avant-Garde, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday said he had never done anything illegal and always stood by the law.

He said he had already given all the details in connection with the incident to the CID and criticized the impounding of his passport claiming even the probe into the incident was not completed.

“We never left the country regardless what difficulties we had to face. Some people are attempting to portray us as thieves and murderers to the world. But people of this country know what we did and who we are. We never looted public properties. It is unfair to hinder us, who served the country, this way,” he said.

Mr. Rajapaksa charged that moves against them were being plotting to gain political advantage and said the image of those behind these moves will be tarnished. “I know that a few officers of the Attorney General’s Department are involved in this,” he said. (Sujith Hewajulige)

  Comments - 38

  • tomsam Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:28 PM

    What law?? those practiced by godfather and Mafia!!!!

    Piya Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:53 PM

    People talk of mansions, cars,horses( brought from Buckingham palace in USA?). Where are they? Are they hidden in bank vaults?

    Asley Tuesday, 10 March 2015 04:11 PM

    Onna babo horu ahu-wenowo

    L Raja Tuesday, 10 March 2015 04:14 PM

    Guys, let the legal system to decide the truth rather than writing bull shit comments. I guess lots of these comments are coming from pro LTTE diaspora.

    Titanic Tuesday, 10 March 2015 11:56 AM

    maddy you are moddi via DM Android App

    Ravi Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:43 PM

    It is because of Gota we have freedom to live peacefully without being blow in to pieces through monthly bombs.

    Piranha Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:44 PM

    Yes, including white van abductions, Welikada prison massacres, the corrupt MIG deals.

    Rafekulla Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:02 AM

    Why all the law with BBS

    Hiran Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:26 AM

    I am very surprised with the fact that this guy never accepts his mistakes and tries to rectify them!

    karsha Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:53 PM

    Only one person here not sane - maddy

    Ganesha Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:27 AM

    Yes Sir Although you had done everything according to the law ,I believe the judiciary must have been either intimidated or influenced by the Executive

    Asokamal Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:36 AM

    Madamulana Law

    kamal Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:38 AM

    May be officers not listening to your commands.

    TJ Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:38 AM

    Someone may have misinterpreted the law for him. What about the white vans? Were they operating in accordance with the law?

    sam silva Tuesday, 10 March 2015 01:15 PM

    If you are so innocent, why not come on a TV chat show and face people like Anura Kumara, Rajitha etc

    mithra Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:51 AM

    He has done everything according to the law. According to whose law is a question. He defends himself and his clan with one word against the word of millions of Sri Lankans accusing them.

    buffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:59 AM

    What law is the SOB talking about?

    Justiceman Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:51 AM

    bullshit!

    navin Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:55 AM

    Yes, your own law.

    Regi Tuesday, 10 March 2015 01:39 PM

    He was following the Law of the Lawless

    Lanka Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:51 AM

    Law....What law? Do we have any?

    desilco Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:58 AM

    HE MAY HAVE FRAMED BOGUS CHARGES AGAINST GEN FONSEKA ACCORDING TO THE LAW. HE MAY HAVE NOT TAKEN ANY STEP TO INITIATE LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST K.P. AS PER THE LAW. MAY BE THE WHITE FLAG ISSUE AND WHITE VAN ACCUSATIONS LEVELED AGAINST HIM , MAY HAVE BEEN ACCORDING TO THE LAW AS HE CLAIMS.NOW WE WONDER IF THE LAW HE PRACTICED WAS JUNGLE LAW

    LAw LAw Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:59 AM

    where was the law for Aluthgama Case?

    dinesh Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:01 AM

    Done according to his law

    Patriot Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:02 AM

    You prove it now!

    hiran Gunawardena Tuesday, 10 March 2015 02:02 PM

    Of course we believe you sir. you and MR save this country from tigers via DM Android App

    rk Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:48 PM

    which law?

    shamon Tuesday, 10 March 2015 02:21 PM

    Yes you never broke the law because there was no law for your family via DM Android App

    Huzni Tuesday, 10 March 2015 02:31 PM

    Law of the jungle.

    gerard mano Wednesday, 11 March 2015 05:27 AM

    Who is gota, some kind of comedian like Gadhafi!Gota who

    de silva Tuesday, 10 March 2015 02:40 PM

    VERY STRANGE.WAS THERE RULE OF LAW DURING THEIR TIME.

    nihal B D Tuesday, 10 March 2015 02:57 PM

    Laws were made by them so they did everything according to the law, he is telling the truth.

    Wellwisher Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:40 AM

    Yes they did everything according to "Their Law"... Yes you are right.

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:48 AM

    The Billions you earned (looted) from the sweat of the poor public, is that is also according to the Law?

    lyle Tuesday, 10 March 2015 03:32 PM

    Yes. White van law!

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:59 AM

    How many Mansions you own in SriLanka

    maddy Tuesday, 10 March 2015 11:00 AM

    Those who are with political hatred and hypocrisy blame you for everything. But the truth will come sooner or later. We believe you sir.

    Arsh Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:16 PM

    You mean the law and order which was twisted as you like.


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