UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today claimed UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera was innocent and alleged that the government had manipulated the list of those to be arrested by preparing a list which was different to that mentioned in court.
Mr. Wickremesinghe told a news conference in Colombo that there was a political move to destroy the UNP.
“Therefore Mangala Samaraweera is a political prisoner, and it’s a joke to hold the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka while there are political prisoners in the country and it lacks an Independent Police Commission, an Independent Elections Commission and an Independent Judiciary,” he said.(YP & LP)
Comments - 6
Deva Tuesday, 15 October 2013 01:37 PM
Ranil sir don't crack jokes Mangala has organized thugs to hit UNPers. Can't you remember what he did when he was in Power. He should trow out from UNP or you have to go with him.
UN-Justice Wednesday, 16 October 2013 07:07 AM
Yes, everyone is innocent until he is proven guilty by the law. He us Ranils "YES MAN".
Malli Baba Thursday, 17 October 2013 04:01 AM
Talking with mouth???
Sathish Tuesday, 15 October 2013 02:50 PM
This drama is to simply show that he has no close relationship with MR. He is a smart politician.
dr ceylon Tuesday, 15 October 2013 02:53 PM
he must inncent to mahinda,otherwise he is not innocent.
Jeewan Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:40 AM
Why is the US Embassy and the EU silent. Is it because this was a fight between Sinhalese people and they are not entitled to Human Rights?
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