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Namal Rajapaksa arrested

10 October 2017 09:09 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa, D.V. Chanaka, Prassanna Ranaweera and three others were arrested by the Hambantota police in connection with the recent protest in Hambantota, Police said.

They were summoned by the Hambantota police to record a statement in connection with the incident this afternoon.

Western Provincial Councillor Upali Kodikara, Southern Provincial Councillors Sampath Athukorala and Major (Rtd.) Ajith Prasanna were among those arrested.

The protest was held last Friday against the leasing out of Mattala International Airport to India.

The Hambantota Magistrate Court had issued a restraining order preventing protests by MP Namal Rajapaksa and D.V. Upul in the vicinity of the Hambantota Port, Indian Consulate and the roads leading to the Hambantota Port. (Chandrasena Gamage)

 

Video by Sanath Gamage

  Comments - 14

  • Be Fair Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:24 PM

    What goes around comes around......... I think I'm right on this one

    david strange Thursday, 12 October 2017 09:43 AM

    amen....

    Sara Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:36 PM

    Please, Mr Government, go for elections, will you?

    M.O.Daya Wednesday, 11 October 2017 02:23 PM

    Why? To waste public money?

    AMAZING Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:44 PM

    Not to worry ! , must be at home!

    johan Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:50 PM

    Caption is like big crackers ,wait and see within hours bails will be granted

    Casanova Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:57 PM

    Great, put him in the dungeon.

    Wise Donkey Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:05 PM

    He got what he really deserved! Mey tikata neyda ntuwey?

    johan Wednesday, 11 October 2017 08:48 AM

    Now Ornella out Namal in.

    Oorugoda Piyasena Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:04 AM

    By now MR would have phoned RW to release his kiri baba.

    Kujith Premadasa Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:05 AM

    Good drama Namal, do you think by this you will win sympathy votes? Never....

    Ven. Eliyagoda Ratna Thero Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:07 AM

    For you to become a Leader, you must go to the Jail and be with the jumper several times, that is the scenario in SriLanka Namal.

    Wilson Saranapala Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:15 AM

    When he will be sent to Welikade residence permanently?

    A. Gurusinghe Wednesday, 11 October 2017 04:28 PM

    Before that you will be sent to Angoda.


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