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Remove PM for a fair bond trial: JO

9 January 2018 06:23 pm - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The joint opposition (JO) today requested President Maithripala Sirisena to remove Prime Minister Ranil Wikcremesinghe so as to ensure a free and fair trial on the Central Bank bond scam.

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman G.L. Peiris told a media conference that the President was unable to take any practical measures as long as Mr. Wickremesinghe continued to function as Premier.

“The Prime Minister's name was also mentioned in the bond report. He said he will take the responsibility for appointing Arjuna Mahendran as the Central Bank Governor. It is the Premier who is behind this. President Sirisena says he will use the ‘sword’ irrespective of the status of the wrongdoers. He should first use it against the Prime Minister,” Prof. Peiris said.

He said the ‘sword’ should be next used on the COPE members who are alleged to have had links with PTL owner Arjun Aloysius.

Meanwhile, he said the convening of Parliament without publishing the Bond report was a useless exercise.

“If it is published at the last minute, there will be no time for anyone to study the report. There is no point in talking about something unknown,” he said.  (Lahiru Pothmulla)

  Comments - 15

  • sam Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:03 PM

    Useless man

    karthik Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:47 PM

    Professor Sir- Were you able to talk like this when you were under MR.

    Namal Perera Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:35 PM

    If there were Gentleman Politicians in the Parliament, he would have stepped down a long time ago.

    Nihal Gunatilake Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:40 PM

    Professor - FIRST Please read your GOLAYA's Report. Read the report about - appointment of Arjun Mahendran. Prime Minister has nothing to do do with this appointment -bye- Nihal Gunatilake

    cheers Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:30 AM

    TheN who PM'S Grand father appointed Arjun. The little you know shows how informative you are

    Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:53 PM

    Fair call and comments from very unfair quarters.

    Pradeep Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:57 PM

    Now any muppet can speak against any body not like your era, enjoy the freedom ! But we know your past and the future !

    KOLA KOTIYA Wednesday, 10 January 2018 08:51 AM


    Roman Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:50 AM

    Dream on old man!

    Nethra Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:12 AM

    .This old veteran gentleman just getting himself a joker,what a pity what a good education he had,but the Country never benefited. Useless rot.

    Samitha Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:15 AM

    Okay will send present Prime Minster out of Parliament and will give that post to you. Satisfied ?

    Sincere Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:38 AM

    You mean just like you all removed the former CJ?

    Sincere Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:39 AM

    Why not retire now without creating more Parliamentary jokes.

    DICKY MOUTH Wednesday, 10 January 2018 01:50 PM


    PowerGreedy Guy. Wednesday, 10 January 2018 03:26 PM

    This political slave is getting OLD AND BALD ..and SANES EVERYTHING. via DM Android App

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