President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressing that his government would not allow anyone to interfere with the country’ judiciary, said he was saddened by the fact that such a suspicion has arisen in the judiciary regarding a Cabinet member of the government.
Addressing an event in Gannoruwa today, the President said it was the government’s duty to protect the independency of the judiciary and his government respected that independency to the core. “We cannot run a country without a law. We can’t allow anyone to interfere with the law of the country and we as a government will do everything to protect it and not to destroy it.”
He reminded that when Vivian Gunawardane won the Human Right Case, the house of the judge who had given the judgment in this regard came under attack. “That’s how they protected the democracy then,” the President’s media division said quoting the President.
Comments - 14
Punchi Putha Monday, 23 July 2012 01:42 AM
There are a lot worse things happening in the country for you to be saddened
Rahu Sunday, 22 July 2012 02:59 PM
Ashok Tuesday, 24 July 2012 05:23 AM
Action wont be taken since the election is around the comer
Bushel Monday, 23 July 2012 03:09 AM
We are sad that petrol price has gone down in the world market
Sapumal Bandara Monday, 23 July 2012 12:08 PM
We are very sad.
When are you reducing the price of Petrl, Diesel and other petroleum products?
Cyclops Monday, 23 July 2012 05:38 AM
He should be saddened over the way his govt. is being brought down by his own thugs!!!
Innocent Monday, 23 July 2012 05:42 AM
From what we had seen past, did these words come really true to the self-conscience.
Lal Surain Monday, 23 July 2012 05:46 AM
Mr President whether you like it or not whether you accept it or not you as a the president of country you are totally responsible for all these things, at least now act with dignity
muhandiram Monday, 23 July 2012 05:51 AM
Nice words. But how long can a country go on with words ONLY?
Sathish Monday, 23 July 2012 05:45 AM
Joke of the year!!!
Minister Monday, 23 July 2012 05:53 AM
Peace loving people of this country who are powerless are not only saddened but also heartbroken at the rate crimes and lawlessness in the society has gone up!
boston Monday, 23 July 2012 05:53 AM
Dont be sad. Get the police to take llegal action against the cabinet minister who had interfered with the judiciary.
Anil Monday, 23 July 2012 05:47 AM
What hypocrisy !!
Game Over Monday, 23 July 2012 05:55 AM
Well, in that case, the judiciary is totally messed up without political intervention.
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