President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed the BOI Chief to give one million rupees to the family of the youth, who died during a clash with the Police in Katunayake few days ago, the President’s Media Unit announced a short while ago.
Comments - 79
Ambal Friday, 03 June 2011 09:43 AM
MR said he will go head with this PSPS with any obstacles. He failed. Ane pow!
Thambi Friday, 03 June 2011 09:40 AM
Hoodwinking the innocent and the helpless people by handing in the money just like that. What a pathetic state of affairs, the price you for uman life
Nimal Friday, 03 June 2011 09:40 AM
Is human life such a cheap commodity in Sri Lanka.?
ahinsakaya Saturday, 04 June 2011 09:59 AM
M R. BE READY FOR THE NEXT "HOSNI MUBARAK," PEOPLES POWER ONE DAY
Dope SPC Friday, 03 June 2011 09:45 AM
Sir , How much is one of your cars worth isnt it almost 18 million ? please dont insult the dead
ravi Friday, 03 June 2011 09:45 AM
if this happened in East or north you think MR will do this they say he is an LTTE ... whats go's around comes around .Pain is same for every one.. god is great..
Kamkaruwa Friday, 03 June 2011 09:57 AM
Every govt has done this when they come to power. At least this time the IGP resigned.
Roshan Friday, 03 June 2011 09:56 AM
He has to be smart, at least smarter than this people. Otherwise, he can't be the "president" of this people, right?
Fayad Friday, 03 June 2011 09:57 AM
THE YOUNG LADS LIFE IS ONLY WORTH 01 MILLION ????
Yuri Friday, 03 June 2011 10:10 AM
Why dont you Sri lankan people collect some fund and give to the family. He died and stoped what Gov wanted to do.
pbjayasekara Friday, 03 June 2011 10:11 AM
See how the poverty is humiliated with tax payers money !
look steel Friday, 03 June 2011 10:16 AM
Lamyath Konitthaa Thotillath nelveeme MR THEORY EKA. DONT TRY TO FOOL PEOPLE. DONT THINK THAT MONEY WILL NOT HIDE ALL UR DIRTY ACTS
Aswin Tuesday, 07 June 2011 04:10 AM
Genarosity with tax payers funds. A big joke
Niro Friday, 03 June 2011 10:17 AM
Why not ask the police department to give one million rupees ??
Jalba Friday, 03 June 2011 05:49 PM
Mr.President ,are you ready to pay money to the people you killed in North & East???
Mahinda Wickremasing Friday, 03 June 2011 10:39 AM
May be he has paid two million to the Police Officer who fired to keep his mouth shut
Heamu Friday, 03 June 2011 06:42 PM
how much a minister is worth
sunil-canada Friday, 03 June 2011 10:56 AM
Good way coverup the incident while scoring some points. Rs 1m is nothing these days. Can you at least buy a house?
ila Friday, 03 June 2011 07:38 PM
that's not enough. those who was responsible should be punished. If not, it leaves injustice to the victims.
GanjaRabbit Friday, 03 June 2011 10:56 AM
apparently they also forced the brother of the deceased to give a statement on ITN blaming the death on JVP.
Matu Yaka Friday, 03 June 2011 11:01 AM
This investigation is totally taking its toll, Could we as citizens know who gave the ORDERS to fire live amunisions on protestors?
THRAVIDAN Friday, 03 June 2011 11:01 AM
NO MERCY FOR THOSE WERE LOST THEIR THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN IN THE WAR.
GOOD PRESIDENT AND GOOD PEOPLE.
NO EQUAL TREATMENT TO ALL CITIZEN IN THE COUNTRY.
SORRY MR.PRESIDENT, YOU SHOULD PEOPLE BEFORE YOU USE PUBLIC MONEY.
WASTING MONEY FOR POLICE SALARIES....
pasha Friday, 03 June 2011 11:01 AM
who will give money for people died when they were taken to find hidden arms
Don Friday, 03 June 2011 11:02 AM
what a life?? we the public pay for the bullets and for the compensations. This million will be claimed by increasing the bus fair next month.
nirann Friday, 03 June 2011 11:06 AM
This is one good example of oppressive Govt.
Abdur Razzak Friday, 03 June 2011 11:14 AM
guilty consious !!!
L. Samaraweera Saturday, 04 June 2011 01:12 AM
One Million Sri Lankan rupees - Less than US$ 1000
how about compensation for all the tamil kids who lost their parents due to indiscriminate carpet bombing during the defeat of the terrorist
victoria Friday, 03 June 2011 11:41 AM
Will any lawyers / a law firm, help the parent of the young boy who was shot to die, sue the police and government for a greater amount as ompensation. That family deserves it??
Arthy Friday, 03 June 2011 11:54 AM
Mr. ,, treat equally every one, please give one million for each Tamil family those who lost their son or daughter on the hands of army and police..
Naufer Friday, 03 June 2011 12:06 PM
One son= 1 million. Three sons=3 millions ? Will millions of money replace a son ?
Lal. Saturday, 04 June 2011 03:51 AM
How can we compare money, to that of a young life lost and a family grieving for a son. It is a good gesture from the president. May the young man rest in peace.God Bless Him.
priyantha Friday, 03 June 2011 12:16 PM
who's money ? from his pocket ?
haren Friday, 03 June 2011 12:21 PM
sir,how about an apology on behalf of your kith and kin?
nmn Friday, 03 June 2011 12:26 PM
its not MR's money that they paid...its the tax payers money they paid as their own money....at last a mother and father lost their son and the government valued that life for a mere 1miln....shame on you all...
M N Perera Friday, 03 June 2011 08:45 AM
money is not everything.............., its a life
Obama Friday, 03 June 2011 08:46 AM
"MR gives Rs. 1 million" so MR owns the BOI nw?
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asoka Friday, 03 June 2011 08:46 AM
see how generous is our president...?
pikza Friday, 03 June 2011 08:47 AM
who can tell me the price of a life.
Rata Vinasai Saturday, 04 June 2011 04:19 AM
Government is playing with Money + poltices...This is MR + SRI LANKA..suba chintanayak
kalakanniya Friday, 03 June 2011 08:45 AM
from my pocket
TMA Friday, 03 June 2011 08:48 AM
Is the Police under BOI?
Tilan Friday, 03 June 2011 08:53 AM
IT IS VERY EASY TO GIVE MONEY LIKE THIS BECAUSE IT IS NOT FROM HIS POCKET.
Nishal Friday, 03 June 2011 08:54 AM
That's the valuation of the life....
indika Friday, 03 June 2011 08:55 AM
Appreciate what has done. What do you suppose MR to do ?
Dheen Friday, 03 June 2011 08:56 AM
In the first place please ensure law and order is enforced in the right manner. Money cannot replace the life but for some money is everything.
duppatha Friday, 03 June 2011 08:56 AM
to get the life back??
willows Friday, 03 June 2011 08:58 AM
is it from his pocket, or is he owning the BOI
Punchi Putha Friday, 03 June 2011 08:58 AM
Good, but civilians who died during the war didn't get even a single cent.
CP Friday, 03 June 2011 01:47 PM
CAN HE GIVE MONEY TO EVERY INNOCENT KILLED IN FINAL STAGE OF WAR???
Citizen Friday, 03 June 2011 08:55 AM
Punish the culprits by paying money you cant forget about it. Must see that in future this type of things will not happen anyway I doubt it.
Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 03 June 2011 08:56 AM
Whose money is it anyway? It is easy to donate money as long as it does not come out of one's own pocket. Actually, the money should have come from the pocket of the person who gave orders to the Police to shoot but that sort of accountability will never happen in this country.
Sabri Saturday, 04 June 2011 05:27 AM
Is this blood money same like last week one Saudi offered to a Sri Lankan? But that was 1.2 Million...
wimal puta Saturday, 04 June 2011 05:40 AM
some thing better than nothing ohma yang suba anagatayak
Rimzan Hassan Friday, 03 June 2011 09:00 AM
So this means that the Value of a Human Life is Equal to One Million Rupees, WOW This Country is Without Doubt the Miracle of Asia.
Daya Friday, 03 June 2011 09:01 AM
How did MR calculate Rs 1 miilion for the life lost of a young man who is in early twenties, employed, looking after the dependence, etc. Can any one enlighten me please.
mala Friday, 03 June 2011 09:06 AM
new valuation: 24 years old working boy is one million worth
Kafen DE kawe Friday, 03 June 2011 09:06 AM
OUR TAX MONEY IS JUST GIVEN LIKE THAT
Yehiya-Doha Friday, 03 June 2011 02:07 PM
Pansion paid. Govt. must think twice before act.
Deva Friday, 03 June 2011 09:05 AM
What would MR feel if he was given Rs. 1 million for Namal?
sadaruwan Friday, 03 June 2011 09:10 AM
HARI DAN WADE SHAPE KIYANA WAGE.
Millibanda Friday, 03 June 2011 09:12 AM
Actually, who gave the order to shoot to kill or accidentally fired by the cop.?
MR should step down like the IGP for your information,.
spark Friday, 03 June 2011 09:10 AM
Pay one million from his wallet without taking it from the public purse. We the public pay him, the state departments and police not for performing duties in this criminal manner.
nalin Friday, 03 June 2011 09:11 AM
you are very right.. its the EPF & ETF money that they spend and that is why their is no funds in the coffer.. This payment was part of the Pension scheem lol
dinesh Friday, 03 June 2011 09:13 AM
relieves public anger, smart dicision.
nalin Friday, 03 June 2011 09:17 AM
1 million devided by 24 years .. comes to 41,66.66 per year and this is the new pension scheem
laxman Friday, 03 June 2011 02:49 PM
Blood money is very cheep!
Cynthia Pietersz Friday, 03 June 2011 09:18 AM
Ha ha ha excellent!! A teenager's life was taken by force and our President value his at Rs. 1 million.
An opposition MP is taken over givining him Rs. 5 - 10 million.
The Beauty of Asia.
Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:19 AM
Show of nothing but guilt.
dpl Friday, 03 June 2011 03:50 PM
government failed to increased to salaries to government officers.cheated, government wants to misuse the EPF,ETF,one million money is not belong to the president.
Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:24 AM
Right. Our tax money at work.
fbilk Friday, 03 June 2011 09:28 AM
do an enquiry first .....giving money confirms government involment with this attack wat shame GENERAL MR
Dheen Friday, 03 June 2011 09:24 AM
Hi Daya, this is what is called financial trading. An assessment is made taking into consideration the family status, current issues in the family, the time taken to earn this money by the family members and various other related factors. I am sure you are clear on this issue. I sincerely trust that this cheque will not get bounced.
Sicillian Friday, 03 June 2011 04:13 PM
Can anybody let me know the price on my head. Whats the formula for it?
dhanush Friday, 03 June 2011 04:09 PM
what a leader???????????
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