Police only for law and order

3 March 2010 06:28 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Indika Sri Aravinda

The opposition UNP and JVP say the police is there to maintain law and order in the country and have no right to create a special unit for the propose of protecting any individual and his or her family.

Former JVP MP Vijitha Herath, speaking to Daily Mirror online, said that the police is there to protect the people and maintain law and order in the country and cannot create a special unit to take action against anyone making allegations against President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family.

Meanwhile former UNP MP Lakshman Seniviratna said that the move to create a special unit to protect the name of the President is undemocratic. Both the JVP and UNP said they will initiate action to strongly oppose the move by the police. 

  Comments - 13

  • Wednesday, 03 March 2010 07:13 AM

    What is the point in protesting? They have and will go on regardless.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 07:17 AM

    Gotabaya must answer to this. He is a law unto himself.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 07:27 AM

    Let's get it right mate ! The "law and order" today means that particular individual. No wonder (of Asia).

    Thursday, 04 March 2010 10:03 AM

    suba anagathayak

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 07:41 AM

    We are very close to so called new Sri Lanka. What the people voted for.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 07:43 AM

    not like 70s.

    Thursday, 04 March 2010 10:33 AM

    ...and the Election Commission is there for only counting and declaring results!

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:23 AM

    Dont waste time Vijitha, President has a right to protect himself and his family from any percieved threat

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:30 AM

    No need of a separate unit. Even now that is what being done.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:55 AM

    this is Mihin lanka nor sri lanka my dear UNP & JVP bros..

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 09:53 AM


    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 10:05 AM

    Coming colours not good.............

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 06:39 AM

    This is the democracy we voted for. lot more to come.............

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