UK Minister meets SL envoy over SL student murder

7 November 2013 12:35 pm - 19     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


UK’s Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire has held talks with Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in London, Dr. Chris Nonis on Wednesday on the recent murder of a Sri Lankan student Thavisha Lakindu Peiris, in Sheffield last Sunday.

Speaking at British Parliament on Wednesday Swire said

“I am sure the whole House will join me in expressing condolences to the family of Thavisha Lakindu Peiris, a Sri Lankan national who was murdered in Sheffield last Sunday. Two people have been remanded in custody on suspicion of murder. I have discussed this case and travel arrangements for the family, with the Sri Lankan High Commissioner this afternoon.”

  Comments - 19

  • Suq Madique Friday, 08 November 2013 01:14 PM

    rampuk if not for the Tangalle murder this case would not have been solved so fast. What about the other unsolved cases of Lankans murdered in the UK?

    Suq Madique Friday, 08 November 2013 01:16 PM

    Agreed, SL's 'juridical' is not working, because we don't have one. But our judicial system is functioning.

    C.K.Lankaputhra Friday, 08 November 2013 01:04 AM

    The Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SL) had doubts about the investigations of this murder. Because he thought British too will follow the Kuram Sheik's murder investigation style.

    Nodrog Thursday, 07 November 2013 01:08 PM

    Hope he asked some tough questions.

    Saskia Thursday, 07 November 2013 01:11 PM

    Don'y worry. The juridical system in UK is working well, not like SL's.

    Yuri Thursday, 07 November 2013 01:18 PM

    Some murder are important then other Murder ? or one murder is important then many murder

    Andrew Pitugala Friday, 08 November 2013 02:01 PM

    Karate is not enough to Vist Tangalla

    Andrew Pitugala Friday, 08 November 2013 02:44 AM

    Did any of our Ministers meet the British High Commissioner after the murder of a British Citizen and the rape of his fiance in Tangalla ?

    RamUK Thursday, 07 November 2013 02:59 PM

    murderers found and charged in 2 weeks, travel arrangement for the family, official meeting with related parties, the company planning to compensation or sort of help. given publicity in the all main media channels and made aware. only we can not make him alive. hope SL learn some manners from UK and refrain from barbaric acts ( inc LTTE - otherwise patriots will be jump up and down)

    durang Thursday, 07 November 2013 03:57 PM

    Sri Lanka and U.K. should develop mutual understanding each other for the benefit of the people of both countries.

    Carlton Maligaspe Friday, 08 November 2013 12:08 PM


    You seem to be another maggot living in the GLOSSY APPLE with a ROTTEN CORE.

    expert Friday, 08 November 2013 12:40 PM

    I thought it is 150,000

    expert Friday, 08 November 2013 12:42 PM

    avoid mullah imposed sharia law areas.

    Rubert Vanderkoon Friday, 08 November 2013 05:23 PM

    like toilet habits??

    Rubert Vanderkoon Friday, 08 November 2013 05:24 PM

    To visit Tangalle, don't take your part time girl-friends.

    Rubert Vanderkoon Friday, 08 November 2013 05:25 PM

    British are clever and the country is full of sh*t. So the police caught two druggies and charged them, sorted!

    Rubert Vanderkoon Friday, 08 November 2013 05:27 PM

    Fiance? Do you work for the Channel 4? They were just two individuals went to have fun when they went to SL. When the case happened, they were friends and now fiancé.

    MagodisThuma Friday, 08 November 2013 12:28 AM

    If you intend to go to England...First learn Karate !

    ravi Thursday, 07 November 2013 12:53 PM

    Did you discussed about more than 75,000 Tamils murder in 2009.

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