The Mapila couldn’t have got in on its own: Harin

24 November 2013 12:49 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Mapila (Barnes Cat Snake) which was found inside the Opposition Leader’s office in the parliamentary complex ON Budget Day may have been dumped there by someone intending to harm him, UNP Badulla District parliamentarian Harin Fernando said.

Mr. Fernando told Parliament that sabotage was possible because a snake could not have got into the office without outside help. “Can a snake use a lift?” he asked government members, who were heckling him.

“If a snake can come up in the lift it may have been an extraordinary species of snakes,” he added.

Mr. Fernando said it was vital that a proper investigation be carried out so as to rule out sabotage.

He said there was room to believe that someone either a government or opposition member could have brought the snake in to the complex.

Deputy Minister W.B. Ekanayake in his response said the snake must have been dumped by a UNP parliamentarian.

“A UNP parliamentarian may have been behind this because the party is full of snakes,” he said in lighter vein. (YP)

  Comments - 11

  • Saman Monday, 25 November 2013 03:18 AM

    It took so long for you to realise that?

    MorninTroll Monday, 25 November 2013 03:29 AM

    sheesh who on earth would want to harm someone like Ranil.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 25 November 2013 12:23 PM

    Obviously planted in Ranil's office by one of those snakes under the grass in the UNP

    Para Monday, 25 November 2013 12:51 PM

    Its only for mongol people like you'll.

    Mason Sunday, 24 November 2013 02:05 PM

    The snake could have been UNP sponsored to scare the leader to vacate his post. Look amongst yourselves for the culprit

    C.K.Lankaputhra Sunday, 24 November 2013 02:44 PM

    No No. This poisonous democracy in Sri Lanka run by Serpents.

    mnsmart Monday, 25 November 2013 01:26 AM

    you mean harm the snake?

    chaminda Monday, 25 November 2013 01:37 AM

    RW is joke even to Parliment Affairs......

    Cobra Monday, 25 November 2013 01:58 AM

    I am ashamed to admit(being a snake myself) but so is the Opposition!

    Prof Hemantha Wickra Monday, 25 November 2013 02:07 AM

    If what Mr Harin says is true, politics seems to have reached a low ebb

    LKNR Monday, 25 November 2013 02:32 AM

    hole parliament is comedy show for hunger poor people.
    place to earn good money for politician.

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