Gota denies connection to BBS and recent attacks

9 June 2017 11:28 am - 25     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today denied allegations of any connection with the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) or the recent attacks aimed at Muslim owned shops.

In a facebook post, Rajapakse strongly condemned the false rumours linking his name with the BBS and Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe in connection with the atrocious burning of Muslim owned shops in the recent past.

“I strongly deny such allegations and decry the attempt to tarnish my reputation once again. We need to have the wisdom to understand the political agenda behind such conspiracies and rise as one nation against such despicable acts aimed at inciting racial disharmony,” he said.

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  • Mason Friday, 09 June 2017 12:37 PM

    Gota, were you not a prominent partaker in their meetings when your Bro held the reins and you were the Defense Secretary.

    De Silva Friday, 09 June 2017 01:09 PM

    There is nothing to tarnish his reputation. Entire country knows who he is what he iwas upto during MR's dictatorship

    Nadeesha Friday, 09 June 2017 01:25 PM

    Please do not be ungrateful, Gota contributed immensely to end the war. If we are living without fear psychosis, that is because of Gota.

    Mevan Friday, 09 June 2017 01:57 PM

    "Paw Aney" this poor fellow did not know anything about white vans, Mig deals, assault and murder of journalists and all crooked deals about the former royal family.

    Adwani Saturday, 10 June 2017 12:41 PM

    Your were Gen. Sec. till BBS was blacklisted by UN

    Jilla Friday, 09 June 2017 02:36 PM

    Has RW opened any BBS offices? Attended any BBS event?

    Shelly. Saturday, 10 June 2017 01:31 PM

    May all Gods protect our mother country from the devils who are getting organized to set fire once again. via DM Android App

    Aquarius Saturday, 10 June 2017 01:32 PM

    When in power, GR turned a blind eye and encouraged every word and action of the BBS. He allowed them to be who they are today. GR and company played religion to their own benefits. This is the baby they fed and nourished and now a real problem for all peace-loving Sri Lankan who want to live in harmony with all.

    johan Saturday, 10 June 2017 03:17 PM

    It is common sense. How the BBS was dancing during previous regime.Why GR not arrested him because he was behind him.Now WR joined hands with GR freeing BBS to do anything they want. Better President must take over the Police Department and control the Defence Ministry.

    Ya Saturday, 10 June 2017 03:22 PM

    A prominent politician brought to ground. Poor administration of siblings.

    ceylon Saturday, 10 June 2017 03:27 PM

    national traitor as patriat earn billions killing any thousands via DM Android App

    johnJames Saturday, 10 June 2017 03:47 PM

    Agree Mevan, but please do not use the word royal family, cockroaches are not royal.

    Terminator> Saturday, 10 June 2017 04:26 PM

    Idiots only dance for the music these kind of politician's play.

    Terminator> Saturday, 10 June 2017 04:28 PM

    I think you know better than Ranil

    Ranjan Fernando Saturday, 10 June 2017 05:10 PM

    Tell me an instance when he owned up anything.

    Prasad Jayanetti Saturday, 10 June 2017 05:58 PM

    BBS is a creation of Yahapalanaya. Think logically. Who gained and who lost due to BBS actions? Ghanasara is the main actor of this secret drama.

    Kadiya Saturday, 10 June 2017 06:45 PM

    Just what Jomo Kenyatta said of his Mau Mau!

    Haramanis Saturday, 10 June 2017 09:07 PM

    BBS was organized by the CIA and funded by RAW in the masterplan to topple the previous regime. All with the knowledge of CBK, RW and MS. - cynical plot indeed

    Ambha yaluvoo Friday, 09 June 2017 11:47 AM

    " Memories last forever, they simply never die. True friends stay together, they never say good-bye." author unknown

    sara Friday, 09 June 2017 12:02 PM

    Ranil and his international partners know who is BBS

    TONY Friday, 09 June 2017 12:07 PM


    Sharon Friday, 09 June 2017 12:14 PM

    Very true. And they know where the funds for BBS comes from.

    Sharon Friday, 09 June 2017 12:15 PM

    If GR was in connection with BBS, Yamapalakas would have gone to town with it by now.

    Hadam Friday, 09 June 2017 12:26 PM

    Its wrong to point finger at anyone unless there is a proper evidence.

    SL Friday, 09 June 2017 12:31 PM

    People want to drag this man for any failures of the government. This gvt is afraid of Estern province Wahhabi thugs who are not allowing CEB to give the electricity power to Sinhalese living in Eraur .First arrest those Wahabi thugs and then arrest the people who are going against this extremist activities happening in Eastern province.

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