Arjuna Ranatunga arrested

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Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) a short while ago over allegedly trespassing into the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematagoda yesterday. (Darshana Sanjeewa)


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  • Toyiya Monday, 29 October 2018 04:36 PM

    Can't be! Ranil is still the PM.

    Robinson Monday, 29 October 2018 04:43 PM

    Still there are people who are living in fantasies.

    BUSHEL Monday, 29 October 2018 05:03 PM


    Sid Monday, 29 October 2018 04:39 PM I don’t have to stand in lines

    Ryan Monday, 29 October 2018 04:42 PM

    Great, and actually if he had some personal material there what should have been done is to write an inventory and ask in charge to hand it over back to him, this shows arjuna a bad manager and a leader

    laki Monday, 29 October 2018 05:08 PM

    It is really unfair to say a thing like that. As a leader he had put his career on line to save Murali. At least remember that.

    Ram Monday, 29 October 2018 04:42 PM

    Firstly there was no reason for him to go on a Sunday and specially to remove documents....and to open fire which resulted in one persons death is not acceptable.....

    Dee Monday, 29 October 2018 04:57 PM

    Who opened fire?

    Criminal Monday, 29 October 2018 05:01 PM

    Is it acceptable the fact that ex minister couldnt even clear his desk since no minister has been appointed at the concurrent time ?

    dulan Monday, 29 October 2018 05:27 PM

    So he does what is wrong to enter his office on a Sunday.Is it correct to for drunken TU men PS men to try to prevent him threatening violence?

    Huna Monday, 29 October 2018 05:37 PM

    Your accusation is same as a rapist raping a girl and blame her for having vijina

    Dilipa Monday, 29 October 2018 05:43 PM

    well dont have to shoot unarmed people.. there are other options

    Justice under MR Monday, 29 October 2018 04:43 PM

    What for ????????

    Yeti Monday, 29 October 2018 04:57 PM

    same thing that Duminda Silva went to jail for? Look we don't like it happened to Arjuna. But you can't have one law for Duminda and another law for Arjuna.

    bill Monday, 29 October 2018 06:28 PM

    @Yeti: The whole country knows who Duminda is. Also, in that incident the setup was very much different and Duminda also was carrying a gun. It is stupid to compare the two incidents.

    amin Monday, 29 October 2018 04:46 PM

    Gosh! Our country going back to the time where barbarians ruled the earth. Who started this incident?? Who started attacking whom?? What was JO politician and interdicted union leader doing inside?? If this is the way thing are going to work in future it is better to get onto streets now

    Rubert Monday, 29 October 2018 05:07 PM

    There was a change in government and the trade union leaders suspended by the previous guys might have come to the premises- That may be illegal but who do you think the minister and his security guy are to shoot at people? They should have called the police. He is a lawmaker not a policemen.

    laki Monday, 29 October 2018 06:05 PM

    @Rubert: The security men who shot were policemen who have been legally appointed to protect AR. What do you expect in a mob attack? Garlands?

    Empulz Monday, 29 October 2018 04:47 PM

    Now why is that?

    Be Fair Monday, 29 October 2018 04:49 PM

    Here we go............. playing "Pandu"

    Criminal Monday, 29 October 2018 04:50 PM

    This is the sole reason why MR's so popular amongst his fans.

    Jeeth Monday, 29 October 2018 04:59 PM

    Man 2 people are dead. Let the court decide how to execute justice not your party affiliations

    Gehan Monday, 29 October 2018 04:52 PM

    Released ob bail.... news next week Arjuna supports MR.

    bill Monday, 29 October 2018 04:54 PM

    Our law enforcement has gone back to the days prior to 2015. All the murderers, thieves,rapists, bookies, union thugs

    kakopappa Monday, 29 October 2018 04:55 PM

    1 for MR

    Unchikun Monday, 29 October 2018 04:59 PM

    A security officer shot when Arjuna was attacked. Why arrest Arjuna? Just to please the unions and avoid the strike. On the wrong track. What happened to the white vans?

    Gamini Monday, 29 October 2018 05:01 PM

    M3 fully responsible for creating this utter chaos in SL.

    Mewan Monday, 29 October 2018 05:06 PM

    He came from overseas on Saturday and had the urge to go to office on Sunday to retrieve some "personal documents." What is surprising is that there are people who sill believe in this crap.

    Concerned Citizen Monday, 29 October 2018 05:06 PM

    First ball ,out . Even though the ball is No ball, given out by all the umpires.

    666 Monday, 29 October 2018 05:16 PM

    Mahasohon Balakaya leader

    laki Monday, 29 October 2018 05:18 PM

    This is like justice under King Kekille!!!

    Unchikin Monday, 29 October 2018 05:21 PM

    The Kangaroos are back fast and effective! Nice, this is what we want.

    Captain Fool Monday, 29 October 2018 05:25 PM

    One more vote to Mahinda !

    karthik Monday, 29 October 2018 05:30 PM

    How about reducing the petrol price now?

    Johan Monday, 29 October 2018 05:38 PM

    Why not arrest the person who organised theProtest against him.All the trade union activistsare beggers who live on 100 to 200 rupees contributions.They are one sided.

    Akila Monday, 29 October 2018 05:40 PM

    If he did not carry a gun and did not assault or shoot anyone then he should not be arrested

    laki Monday, 29 October 2018 05:49 PM

    King Kekille would have been over the moon if he had seen the way our law enforcement is functioning now.

    Chux Monday, 29 October 2018 06:12 PM

    If he is arrested those thugs should be arrested

    SL Monday, 29 October 2018 06:14 PM

    this should not have happened, political goons who obstruct the Arjuna to go in to his office shall be arrested.As a ex-Minister ,he should have allowed to go in with security and take what ever belongings.those who obstruct must be political goons from UPFA,

    Jayanath Monday, 29 October 2018 06:18 PM

    He is good at cricket. Nothing else. As I repeat the problem is not with him . It’s we idiots elect them to be pms.

    jayk Monday, 29 October 2018 06:19 PM

    Rajapakse era starts .....!!!!!

    Jayanath Monday, 29 October 2018 06:22 PM

    If not professionals, At least elect people with a university education. But not privately bought degrees. Best is from national universities. The temparament and matuarity level is different. Logical thinking levels are different than ordinary.

    RAW Monday, 29 October 2018 07:32 PM

    You mean people like GMOA. A degree alone would not make a man. Above all you have to have the decency and humanity above all.

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