Violating Procedures: Suhada Gamlath asked to resign

1 October 2019 06:14 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Chairman of the National Authority for Protection of Witnesses and Victims, Suhada Gamlath has said he would submit his resignation shortly but action is being taken by the Presidential Secretariat to remove him if he fails to do so by today, Justice and Law Reforms Minister Thalatha Athukorala said today.

She told a conference that Mr. Gamlath had committed an offence as a public servant by talking to the media on certain issues.

“I requested President Maithripala Sirisena to take action against him and the President’s Office had assured me that action will be taken,” the minister said. “We have no issues with his political ideology but he has violated procedures which a public servant should follow.”

Mr. Gamlath was quoted as saying that two ministers had exercised undue influence on him to arrest SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 6

  • SL Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:20 PM

    This women is a shame for sri lankan politics

    Ranmal Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:43 PM

    Absolutely correct

    Terrence Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:44 PM

    SL please respect people. Let me also tell you that you do not know the singular of women first go and learn the basics of the language before making adverse comments

    Gauri Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:46 PM

    Telling the truth is not a crime. Of course investigation must be carried out in an open court appearing media.

    Punchisingho Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:47 PM

    Since when is talking to the media an offense? No wonder the bond scam criminals are still loose. The media can't investigate on behalf of the public if public servants don't talk to it.

    Daisy Wednesday, 02 October 2019 06:23 AM

    Should lock her up!

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