Govt. responsible for homeland security collapse: SLPP

30 April 2019 06:21 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Asserting that the government’s blame game on the Easter Sunday bombings was unacceptable, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said yesterday the government should act as one to ensure the security of people.

Addressing a press conference, SLPP Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris said the government was responsible for the breakdown of national security.

Referring to an article published in the international media, he said the government had failed to act on terror warnings. Therefore, the government could not absolve it, he said.

“The government has appointed five defence secretaries during its term. It should be a little more careful in making appointments to top posts,” he said.

Responding to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the need to enact the Counter-Terrorism Bill, Prof. Peiris said it was a piece of legislation seeking to deal with terrorists with extreme kindness.

He said the previous government eliminated the LTTE – which was considered to be the most ruthless terrorist outfit in the world – under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act. (Kelum Bandara)

 

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  • kumar Tuesday, 30 April 2019 03:23 PM

    If the LTTE is worlds most ruthless terrorist group, What would be the ISIS?

    kumar Tuesday, 30 April 2019 03:23 PM

    If the LTTE is worlds most ruthless terrorist group, What would be the ISIS?

    M.kesavan Tuesday, 30 April 2019 04:03 PM

    I am confused. Who is in charge of security of Sri Lanka because executive president is the most powerful person and defence minister.

    Sam Perera Tuesday, 30 April 2019 08:09 PM

    We have a national crisis created by petty politics. You as a learnered man adding to the fire. Sharia University land was given by Mahinda Rajapaksa (MR). University Opened by MR. Rishard Bathiyudin who created a new Muslim party with only 4 MPs, was appointed to the very important Ministry INDUSTRY


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