Noel Gunaratnam surrendered

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A person by the name Noel Mudalige believe to be JVP dissident Kumar Gunaratnam had  surrendered to police last night and presently awaiting the departure at the Bandaranaike International airport, police spokesman Ajith Rohana said

The Police said that the abductors had left the victim in Kolonnawa this morning after which the victim had walked to the CCD and identified himself. Premakumar Gunarathnam was then taken to the airport under Police protection and was sent to Australia at 730 am.

Last night the Australian high commission in Sri Lanka requested the government to look in to the disappearance of a man named Noel Mudalige after a top government official denied any knowledge about Kumar Gunarathnam arriving in the country. Noel Mudalige was believed to be the alias under which Kumar Gunarathnam entered into the country.

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  • Saranga Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:30 AM

    Did anyone realise,,, this guy used a fake name to enter SL, Australian Authorities knew about it yet no one informed... According to Island, he left sri lanka using his real Aussiepassport and return next day with the fake name and passport!

    JVP or socialist rubbish again looking for the same type of violence to overthrow the Gov

    jacoobja Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:11 AM

    No, he would still surrender but his LIFE in that case !!

    rakesp Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:16 AM

    a well directed drama to show in the news bulletines!

    lankashantha Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:36 AM

    Wait another two days. He will speak from Australia at a news conference to give the truth?

    Rahmathullah Tuesday, 10 April 2012 08:48 AM

    What? There is still law in Sri-Lanka?

    Daya Tuesday, 10 April 2012 08:41 AM

    Govt says it never arrested anyone nor mention about any crimes he already commited or going to commit. Then why he surrended. In that case every innocent citizen should surrender isn't it?

    puresrilankan Tuesday, 10 April 2012 08:48 AM

    usa will not attack us randika, coz we dont have anything they need... u think they attack to help its people???

    Nalin Tuesday, 10 April 2012 09:21 AM

    So finally entire Sri Lanka is under LTTE style rulling.

    SRI LANKAN Tuesday, 10 April 2012 09:20 AM

    There is law in Sri Lanka - A joke of the Year 2012

    Leela Wednesday, 11 April 2012 02:01 AM

    Leave out Gunaratnam's sneaking into Sri Lanka a few months back under a different name and married earlier in another name and obtained a passport in yet another name, 'The Hindu' alleged that he was a leader of JVP in the East in 1988 he had killed 14 IPKF soldiers while they were trying to disarm LTTE.

    As in most other kidnapping cases in Sri Lanka, there is proof beyond doubt that either this Gunaratnam or alias Mudalige must have eloped with Dimutu Artigala who is said to have gone missing 10 hours before him but not reported to police until 10 hours later for a quickie or organised their own kidnappings to gain publicity for their now appear to be a flagging political cause.

    j Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:58 AM

    Then where about poor Sri Lankan ‘ Dimuthu”

    FireStraight Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:59 AM

    No, this is a miracle of the JVP dissidents.

    DCOL Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:06 AM

    Gunaratnam and Atigala are so lucky to be back...

    Premakeerthi Alwis, Wijeya Kumarathunga and Many others were not so lucky and denied the freedom of expression by the same people got lucky yesterday...

    Same people slashed mouth of others for speaking a different view against them and even funerals had to be in disgrace..

    Same people crying for the freedom to express today...

    Does Country need Wijeya/Premakeerthi or more Gunarathanams...?

    btw : Gunarathanam's are known for using two names...like Keerthi Wihjebahu...

    Russell Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:07 AM

    Stupid...what a shame on u...licking the ass of whites..Traitor to Motherland

    kones Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:02 AM

    Oh My God , Please save our country!

    Viraj Perera Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:16 AM

    jamis Banda 007

    Shai Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:17 AM

    They abduct tamil business man with the tag of ltte, we suport it. Then muslim business man, then we deny it. Now they abduct there own people. AS A HUMAN WE SHOULD HAVE AGAINS FROM THE BEGINING.

    Louisa Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:19 AM

    Do sincere people possess different passports and use different names to travel around the world? Only crooks and people who have a lot to hide do. This guy is up to no good. GoSL must ensure that he is never ever permitted to put his foot ever again in Sri Lanka.

    Lord Nuremburg Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:17 AM

    Where is Dimuthu? CID should say where is she? They cant neglect her as an influential country hasnt requestd about her.

    Yuri Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:38 AM

    Do we have a Gov?

    Randika Rathnayake Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:29 AM

    USA, Please attack Sri Lanka. This country seems going to hell. Please save this country.

    JOHN Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:49 AM

    Dear
    Hasthi
    What about our Hon.Karuna Amman Did he enter uk on his name or on Gotas name ? Dont throw stone from glass house sry wimal house.

    citizen1 Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:46 PM

    It is official We seem to have won the battle and lost the war!!

    citizen1 Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:01 PM

    Still not too late. We are the majority aganst the mechanism...however we have to unite for this.

    panda Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:34 AM

    What a load of rubbish?! This has got to be the least informative news segment on the site.

    citizen1 Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:03 PM

    Ignorance is bliss they say.

    hasthi Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:58 AM

    A man with two names, two passports. Which face of his should we believe? Of course, the final story of his will no doubt 'exonorate' himself.... Who is the guy who will tell the world 'I got my colleagues to abduct me so that our party get worldwide publicity'??? Don't be so naive as to wait for his 'news' conference!

    kaputakukula Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:42 AM

    What question is this dot? Everyone knows the answer and U do not know? R U in Sri Lanka?

    kakulu Kakula Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:17 PM

    An internet news sheet forum is a wonderful platform to observe the real character of a nation, presuming that each writer thinks of himself as being a representative of the nation, which I feel confident that he does. This Daily Mirror forum is a great example of such a platform and its good to see a nation so exhuberantly expressing itself.

    Kuru Tuesday, 10 April 2012 04:37 PM

    First they came for the Jews

    and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.

    Then they came for the Communists

    and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.

    Then they came for the trade unionists

    and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.

    Then they came for me

    and there was no one left to speak out for me.

    Sasanka Wednesday, 11 April 2012 05:21 AM

    Look at this, This Australian came to SL under a fake or a alias. Then lived here under another name. Then too part in active politics. How can a foreigner allowed to do politics here? ( let alone a revolution) - Can a SL on a visa in australia do any of this?- do politics there? use other names? How fair is that?

    Suranjith Wednesday, 11 April 2012 05:28 AM

    dont cover up wrong what rulers do by bringing different tags such as betrayers, criminals every country has its own law rulers are there to make sure law is followed not law to interprite the way they want

    Puravasiya Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:18 AM

    Many thanks to Australian HC for saving their lives.

    raj Tuesday, 10 April 2012 11:52 AM

    While people calling themselves patriots lick the asses of the "powerful family" of sri lanka?

    Siri Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:06 AM

    Few days ago this dissident group declared that their leader is this person and their opening meeting will be 9th, they wanted to get publicity for this occation,I think this is their creation.

    Bigfoot Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:06 AM

    What would have happened if this had happened to a Sri Lanka citizen in a foreign country? This shows that Sri Lanka has to bent to economically and militarily powerful countries. Dear patriots please note.

    Bigfoot Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:07 AM

    Never mind the names and the passports, we can now know what was happening.

    raj Tuesday, 10 April 2012 11:56 AM

    What you are saying is similar to what Martin Niemoeller said about the Nazi and the German people

    "First they came for the Communists and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, but by that time, no one was left to speak up."

    Real peace Tuesday, 10 April 2012 05:54 AM

    Why is he deported in a huge rush before completing the judicial process of his kidnapping? Is the state not interested in looking into his kidnapping? I'm afraid there are many questions to haunt......

    perumal Tuesday, 10 April 2012 11:47 AM

    Then his fate would be the same as that of Eknaligoda for sure! Man missing for ever; No Body, No witnesses, No evidence!! Just disappeared into thin air!!

    Fayad Tuesday, 10 April 2012 11:46 AM

    Mr Noel if you are a citizen of Australia you should try to establish socialism in Australia not in sri lanka

    Bigfoot Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:33 AM

    "Top government official denied any knowledge about Kumar Gunarathna". How is this official and he should be held responsible for the disappearance and appearance of these two people.

    Geoffrey Moreira Wednesday, 11 April 2012 06:57 AM

    Anura..too bloody right..plenty in OZ..the bastards betray their motherland for there intentions of a northern Tamil Nadu state..

    anura Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:25 AM

    This is how people with terrorist backgrounds escaped to countries like Australia and gain political asylum hiding their connection with terrorism in the past.

    hasthi Wednesday, 11 April 2012 07:30 AM

    Dear John

    You are right. What KA did was wrong. So what did the UK government do to him?

    Two wrongs do not make it right. KA and others who did wrong will eventually answer in this life or next.

    My concern is why are people talking about human rights of a crooked individual whose party (or parties) have heaped misery on the majority of the nation. What about the rights of those people who are not part of the political goons. If you thought I was supporting the Government, then you are wrong. My worry is why everybody is so taken up on the 'plight' of activists while the general public are at the receiving end of all politically motivated oportunists? There is an elected Government. Let it run the course and if they are not good change them at the next elections. If you are a local do not rock the boat mid stream. If you are not a local, mind your own affairs.

    Fair N Square Wednesday, 11 April 2012 07:20 AM

    Any country would deport u IF u got caught for any reason. They wont come looking for u but if u get caught ur history.. You wont get to go collect ur stuff but straight to an Immigration detention center until they make ur travel arrangements

    Lucifer Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:07 AM

    What a miracle?:)

    jana Tuesday, 10 April 2012 06:50 AM

    If he came on a fake passport, with a fake name he should have been jailed and then deported, he should not have been send on a flight to Australia with perks, If a Sri Lankan enters Australia with a forged passport, overstays his visa and is known associate of a group that killed thousands of people (JVP) he would have been jailed in Australia! You can hate the gov but understand that their is a Law in Sri Lanka.

    kondebendapucheena Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:15 AM

    If Not he is gone safely and World can blame SL Government for Missing person

    balaya Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:15 AM

    What a drama.

    Athula Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:09 AM

    If Australian government did not interfere, will he surrender? What would be the case if he was a Sri Lankan only?

    Bigfoot Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:23 AM

    A coverup?

    dot Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:19 AM

    so who was the missing person who overstayed the visa ?.Noel Mudalige or Noel Gunaratnam ... the public would like to know who hid him all this time ?.Some countries do not deport those who overstay visa overnight mystery surrounds all this ..

    Psycho Wednesday, 11 April 2012 08:05 AM

    Why did Sri Lanka Govt give him dual citizenship? They should cancel his Sri Lanka citizenship.

    amare Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:43 AM

    5 steps of a abduction without killing

    1. Abducted
    2. got Exposed
    3. got shamed
    4. Sent to airport
    5. re abducted - official

    Alex Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:03 AM

    Lot of question marks ??????????????????????

    Wara Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:55 AM

    On his way to Geneva...

    Abdul Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:12 AM

    Miracle of Asia!!!

    Mad Cow 685 Tuesday, 10 April 2012 02:51 AM

    This has been a whale of a fishy tale.

    Nagarajah Wednesday, 11 April 2012 08:30 AM

    If a Sri Lankan had been caught overstaying visa in Sydney, Australia, Australian Immigration Department would have sent him to the Vilawood detention camp to be detained until deportation. They would not have allowed the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to take that person personally to the airport. Why did the Sri Lankan Government surrender to the Australian High Commissioner and to the Canberra Foreign Office and allow the Australian High Commissioner to accompany this character to the airport? No other country would have allowed such a thing to happen. Gunaratnam or what ever name he goes by should have been sent to the courts to be dealt with appropriately.

    Naga from Sydney

    It appears that the

    deva Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:22 AM

    if he didnt arrive how is it possible to departure from here?


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