12 MPs trapped in Parliament lift

7 February 2019 11:26 am - 43     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


MP Wimal Weerawansa said that twelve MPs, including Dinesh Gunawardane and himself, were trapped in the parliament elevator for about 15 minutes, a short while ago.

He said it took 15 minutes for parliament staff to rescue them after giving an emergency call from the lift.


  Comments - 43

  • Kapila Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:39 AM

    Is this is a news unfortunately they are not dead.

    johan Thursday, 07 February 2019 02:04 PM

    Wimal would have pressed the wrong button.We can treat this as "Parliament Kopikade"

    Gone Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:27 PM

    What a chance to PURIFY mother Lanka.

    citizen sl Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:40 AM

    How sad you were rescued. Our mother country just missed an opportunity to make positive change !

    concern Thursday, 07 February 2019 07:16 PM

    The sad part is how we as voters keeping on voting for the same regardless which side they are.

    arjayewardene Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:05 PM

    they can hatch the next constitution. Now appoint a committee to investigate.Has the service payment been made?

    MADUKRM22 Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:12 PM

    You fellows must be shitting bricks inside !!

    Lift down Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:22 PM

    Aho Kedayaki!

    Razik Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:29 PM

    Assassination attempt.

    LIKE THE POWER OUTAGE A LONG TIME AGO IN USA. Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:48 PM

    With the lights also not functioning inside the lift, wonder whether the there will be the effect of same felt 10 months later.

    KEEP A TAB Thursday, 07 February 2019 01:18 PM

    Better keep a tab on the women who were in the lift.

    WHAT BUTTON DID WIMAL PRESS. Thursday, 07 February 2019 04:25 PM


    SHORT TIME ! Friday, 08 February 2019 07:36 AM

    "trapped in the parliament elevator for about 15 minutes" - in standard parlance meanings "SHORT TIME"

    Jack Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:50 PM

    Missed the chance. Should have left as it was for some time.

    Udaya Thursday, 07 February 2019 12:51 PM

    Very unfortunate, country lost an opportunity, bands always have more chances

    Unchikun Thursday, 07 February 2019 01:01 PM

    Unruly men and unruly lift. Sad it not crash to the ground and disappear like a block hole or shit hole.

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 07 February 2019 01:02 PM

    It happens to everyone at any time, it has happened for the first time for these boot lickers.

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 07 February 2019 01:04 PM

    Weerawansa will blame his constipation also on everybody else.

    Ahamed Thursday, 07 February 2019 01:22 PM

    Now the Government will be aware how important to appoint a Third Party for Quality Survey and certify the safety standard of an elevator. please open your eyes NOW

    hula Hoop Thursday, 07 February 2019 02:31 PM

    Must be a western Conspiracy.. !!!l LoLStart another Fast to Death (With Maliban biscuits)

    Unchikun Thursday, 07 February 2019 02:44 PM

    Just saw a video. The life is full of clowns. What a pity it did not crash.

    JIM Thursday, 07 February 2019 02:52 PM

    This is bad, the maintenance guys should be punished severely, for fixing the elevator.

    Bernard Thursday, 07 February 2019 04:10 PM

    The technician who saved them should be fired.

    Casanova Thursday, 07 February 2019 04:31 PM

    who went for their rescue? would have let them starve to death, unless Wimal had few lemon puff in his pockets.

    Gamaya Thursday, 07 February 2019 05:21 PM

    Foreign conspiracy!

    SENA Thursday, 07 February 2019 05:59 PM


    Ian Thursday, 07 February 2019 06:19 PM

    Pity.they shoukd have been allowed to suffocate because of lack of fresh air.all the Prize jokers were in the Iift,

    Upul Thursday, 07 February 2019 06:10 PM

    The elevators should be there only for emergency purposes in parliament. The building is not that tall and most of those pot bellied MP's at least will get some exercise using the stairs.

    Peter De Zilwa Thursday, 07 February 2019 06:25 PM

    GOD works slowly but surely. Maybe you'll's day is nigh.

    Adtro Thursday, 07 February 2019 06:57 PM

    Bad omen.Remember what happened to Mahinda?His secretary felt on the floor when he came to hand over the papers to Mahinda.

    hapun Thursday, 07 February 2019 07:11 PM

    They should have been left inside for a few days.

    Dulan Thursday, 07 February 2019 07:47 PM

    Always bad news could they nt be trapped for ever

    ram Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:46 PM

    countre lost another chance to get cleaned politicians like mr.lemon puff

    Tinkiriya Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:52 PM

    I looked over the obituary column for good news but the news there was somber as usual.

    siva Friday, 08 February 2019 04:45 AM

    Need a parliamentary discussion on the cause of the breakdown

    Appuwaa Friday, 08 February 2019 05:02 AM

    They are trapped only for 15 min but we are for LIFE, because of them.

    Panaputhra Friday, 08 February 2019 05:06 AM

    Has elevator repairmen recovered Cocaine inside the elevator where these MP were trapped?

    Trevin Friday, 08 February 2019 06:37 AM

    Elevator has tried to clear the trash.

    Sambo Friday, 08 February 2019 07:21 AM

    So what you people think you are Gods. People get stuck in elevators for hours and hours. Don't be cry babies.

    Kirthi Friday, 08 February 2019 07:32 AM

    Oh! Why should anyone bother to rescue them! Should have left them there for a couple of weeks. A lost opportunity.

    joshua Friday, 08 February 2019 08:04 AM

    what a shame you were rescued

    chin Friday, 08 February 2019 08:55 PM

    Oh shit. just missed.

    maliktsl@yahoo.com Friday, 08 February 2019 09:16 PM

    This only is a red light for all of the in the super house.

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