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IGP canvassing for govt, says MR

23 January 2018 08:26 am - 18     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the IGP was indirectly involving in propaganda work requesting to vote for the Yahapalana Government.

Addressing an election meeting in Mahiyawa, Kandy, Mr. rajapaksa said the IGP was addressing Police Officers in Vavuniya asking whether the Yahapalana Government is good? And two police officers who went there from Colombo said “Yes Sir” by approving IGP’s speech.

He further said, the Police were killing people in Kataragama and they were not doing it in Jaffna and if they had done so, they would have vanished.

Those who go to Jaffna are kept silent. But all are not so. There are good officers. An IGP who can’t be controlled even by the President is trying to bring victory for the Yahapalana Government. The officers who went to Vavuniya from Colombo have not approved the speech of the IGP. The Police Officers in Vavuniya have not approved his speech. Nobody has talked about it.

The IGP who expressed his views implicitly to vote for Yahapalana Government, stresses the fact that the vote should be cast to the Yahapalana Government. The IGP has no right to do so. This is against the election law. We are making arrangements to complain regarding this. The IGP has no right at all to canvass votes on behalf of the politician, he said. (Nadeeka Daya Bandara)

 

Video by Nadeeka Dayabandara

  Comments - 18

  • ANTON Tuesday, 23 January 2018 08:40 AM

    WHY NOT......... YOU TRAINED COPS TO DO SO ........ IT IS IN THEIR STANDING ORDERS.

    Ceylon Tuesday, 23 January 2018 08:45 AM

    Under your rule those days igp s canvesed for whom???.

    Yahiya Tuesday, 23 January 2018 08:46 AM

    You loss memories. Consult psychiatric physician.

    Chryshan K. Tuesday, 23 January 2018 08:49 AM

    During your time whole govt service canvessed for you. Used all resources and even spend on සිල් රෙදි.

    SN Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:00 AM

    We certainly remember the last Provincial Council elections and what happened in Kolonnawa.

    sham Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:13 AM

    Dear MR don't try to convince people into provincialism by using an accident which occurred in Katharagama but in your regime all happened planed murders .

    chandadasa Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:42 AM

    There is no such contestant.

    voter Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:43 AM

    MR, during your time it was not just the IGP who canvassed for you'll even the CJ went around canvassing for you'll. Wonder what's happening to your memory. Are you also getting amnesia just like the other politicos who get convenient amnesia.

    Palli Kanda Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:46 AM

    Why don't you put your feet up and enjoy the rest of your life with dignity and honour. You must realise, you are history, in fact a bad piece of history. It's time to give youth a chance and just get out of this mess honourably. Why do you want your blood to be boiled over again. You can live in luxury without all this crap. Think about it!!!

    Dhammika Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:46 AM

    This man has forgotten what he did when he was in power . MR dont think people have too short memories ? .

    Egamaya Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:50 AM

    If what MR says is true it is incorrect for the IGP to canvass votes. But the facts are stubborn during MRsTime. the big shots were appointed to canvass votes.

    Paludaswewa Tuesday, 23 January 2018 12:41 PM

    MR is jealous. He does not want others to do what he has done.

    ananda Tuesday, 23 January 2018 01:05 PM

    MR you have forgotten the illegal orders given by you to former IGP Balasuriya to carryout against your opponents during your presidency. via DM Android App

    Wewala Tuesday, 23 January 2018 01:42 PM

    Come back Sir, mother Lanka needs you desperately.

    rahna Tuesday, 23 January 2018 05:15 PM

    mother lanka needs robbers and muderers

    karsha Tuesday, 23 January 2018 05:22 PM

    Nope noe required at all. please vanish from earth.

    MAD DOG Tuesday, 23 January 2018 04:30 PM

    YOUR DAYS IGP,ARMY COMANDER, NAVY COMANDER, CHIEF JUSTICE THEY ALL CANVASS FOR YOU. DON'T YOU REMEBER THAT. WHAT RUBBISH YOU ARE TALKING NOW?

    kathik Tuesday, 23 January 2018 04:59 PM

    You will be knowing this better than anybody because during you time you got the then IGP to dance according to your tune.


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