The govt. we formed treated me like a terrorist: Ravi

21 September 2018 07:11 am - 25     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former minister and UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake said yesterday false allegations had been levelled against him by the same government which they formed.

"Is this the Good Governance? The same government, which we formed, treated me like a terrorist," he said.

He told parliament that the same economic stalwarts who steered the country towards a negative economy in 2000 during the Chandrika Kumaratunge’s government are running the country today and added that they have been allowed to easily ruin the economy which the present government developed.

“The officials of the finance ministry did not discuss at least once with me as to how did I managed the economy as the former finance minister,” said. (Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 25

  • Sunil Friday, 21 September 2018 12:24 PM

    Of course, you should not be treated like a terrorist. You should be dealt with as a mega-scale bank robber. I wonder why the government is hesitating to act.

    mnsmart Friday, 21 September 2018 02:36 PM

    Exactly, He is not a terrorist, he is a rouge

    Wise Donkey Friday, 21 September 2018 12:30 PM

    No sir, never but most suitably a forgetful person who cannot remember who gave what!

    R. Nadraj Friday, 21 September 2018 12:42 PM

    Once the best Finance minister in the world did mot know who pays his rent of millions!!.worse than tererist steeling public money

    Raveendra Friday, 21 September 2018 12:48 PM

    who ever the honest people never get such treatment. So it is not rocket science and very simply we Sri Lankan can understand in which category you are in. so it's useless to blame others.We everybody know your past.

    cheers Friday, 21 September 2018 01:06 PM

    Ravi you are not a terrorist but one of the biggest political rogues sri lanka have ever produced. Your prime minister have sidelined you but you say he was behind the scam and you have not uttered a word on him you have a huge respect to him but you cleaned the bank together

    Rhonda Taylor Friday, 21 September 2018 01:34 PM

    What they should have done is paraded you on the streets shouting - "Hora" You robbed the public and tax payers money - You are still the same "Hora"

    Coconut Donkey Friday, 21 September 2018 01:40 PM

    Gee i don't know about that, terrorists tend to have some shame and honor regardless of how twisted their objectives and means are.. you on the other hand sir.. don't even have that..

    ravin Friday, 21 September 2018 01:46 PM

    By your own act you know what others must called you. Self assessment is better than others criticism.

    Brainmaster Friday, 21 September 2018 01:58 PM

    Ravi you better keep silent now via DM Android App

    karthik Friday, 21 September 2018 03:25 PM

    you formed the govt to rob the Bank?

    Mandayan Friday, 21 September 2018 03:27 PM

    A thief of many days will be caught out in one day. You tried in small scale and then put your fingers in the national coffers. VP staked from outside and you staked from inside. So both are same.

    My3 is hanging Friday, 21 September 2018 03:31 PM

    You should be been behind bars for decades. Can't imagine you are still out and giving these stupid statements. LTTE bombed the Central Bank but you Robbed it. You are worse than a terrorist

    BV Friday, 21 September 2018 03:32 PM

    Oh my dreams to be the next leader of the UNP are completely shattered .

    Sumal Friday, 21 September 2018 04:02 PM

    You are no more Ravi. You won't get a chance to contest next election under UNP ticket.

    Dhammika Friday, 21 September 2018 04:24 PM

    Ravi , You Replaced the GREAT TRAIN ROBBER by being the GREAT BANK ROBBER . Keep dreaming to become a Minister - paw aney ! .

    Citizen Friday, 21 September 2018 08:10 PM

    Forming a government does not give anyone a licence to rob the country or say lies under oath at a commission of inquiry. The law must apply equally and fast to every citizen and the truth must prevail.

    Premalal Friday, 21 September 2018 08:26 PM

    How dare they insult terrorists.

    Harini Friday, 21 September 2018 08:45 PM

    Why is this man still in parliament? Who does he represent in that great assembly of the people? The thieves of the country? I suppose that does justice to proportional representation in Sri Lanka.

    Gamini Friday, 21 September 2018 09:38 PM

    Why did you get Perpetual Trustees to pay your apartment rent (some millions a month)? You did irreparable damage to the party, government and country. Shame on you. You need to resign from parliament and give up politics.

    Ranja Saturday, 22 September 2018 10:32 AM

    Thieves dont like to see others with bigger bags

    Samy Selvarajah Saturday, 22 September 2018 11:50 AM

    Ravi (RK) , you are not a terrorist but a well known bank robber, involved in the famous Bond Scam. Jail term on the way for you.

    Bamunuarachchi Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:56 PM

    They are absolutely wrong. They should have treated you like horrible rouge.

    Will Sunday, 23 September 2018 05:23 PM

    Others too trying to make a comeback to parliament,so your appearing in their presence in public ,negatively reflect on them too ,as public believe due to your unreasonable central bank robbery they have to suffer so much ,in terms of tax and high prices, people hate government why too late to punish you and your action team,but one thing you can happy is government trying it's best to save you from prison,though people detest it.

    Raman Sunday, 23 September 2018 08:04 PM

    Mela and Onella expedite your down fall, so they have right to ,at least go through these comments and support you

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