Threat to Sumanthiran: A game plan to retain army: CV

2017-02-07 07:47:44

The Police saying there is a threat to Sumanthiran's life is a ploy to station the army permanently, the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran said.

He said so when queried about the death threat on TNA Parliamentarian, Sumanthiran, and the arrest of former combatants.

H said that the Police had taken steps regarding it. But they had not informed Courts about the death threat to the parliamentarian.

"The Police had told Courts that those arrested had drugs in their possession. However they had not notified Courts about the death threat. If there were any truth in the allegation , they should have notified so," the CM said.

"We have to find out to what extent it is true. Following the Police investigations something will be said.One thing we must remember is that from time to time there were death threats or some tension were created. They did this in the case of Kilinochchi Jeyakumari as well," he said.

"I wonder whether the circulation of this kind of rumour is a ruse to station the army permanently in Jaffna,"Mr.Wigneswaran said. (S.Nitharsan)

  Comments - 13

  • BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 7 February 2017 08:27

    Taking into consideration the activities of the GOSL in the past, your statement is not a surprise and could be true.

    Reply : 32       35

    AS Tuesday, 7 February 2017 08:32

    another shameless politician

    Reply : 34       36

    Public Tuesday, 7 February 2017 08:51

    Time to retire old man.

    Reply : 36       32

    Kadupol Jothywansa Tuesday, 7 February 2017 13:57

    Either he should retire himself, I doubt he is also a power hunger fellow like Mahinda.

    Reply : 14       8

    Hapuarachchi Tuesday, 7 February 2017 08:59

    Dear CM, You were a respected Justice among the Sinhalese too. When u entered politics we expected you to be different to the other politicians. Now you too been looked as the twisters to hold on to power and perks. It's not very late for u to speak to Ur conscience and regain the glory as a Respected Justice than being a CM and tarnishing your image.

    Reply : 31       25

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 7 February 2017 09:42

    If he sings Sinhalese baila, he is respected by the Sinhalese, but if he voices the concerns of the people who elected him and he represents then he bcomes a traitor, terrorist, jobless old man, terrorist and so on.... When are you Sinhalese going to come out of your primitive thinking?

    Reply : 24       34

    TJ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 09:27

    Really intriguing. Arrested for attempted murder

    Reply : 2       7

    Keth Tuesday, 7 February 2017 10:07

    why all people who make comments are not neutral. They always make negative comments when the news about tamil's issues.

    Reply : 9       26

    Bala Tuesday, 7 February 2017 10:19

    Neutral man is a myth. Eeveryone is conditioned by past and other thoughts already in the system. So all comment is subjective.

    Reply : 3       18

    lkboy Tuesday, 7 February 2017 10:34

    So the cat is out of the bag?

    Reply : 3       10

    Senewi Tuesday, 7 February 2017 13:22

    CV must be responsible if some thing happen to Sumanthiran's life

    Reply : 9       11

    Kadiya Tuesday, 7 February 2017 18:03

    Oya kiwwe honda ekak!!!

    Reply : 2       2

    Lanki Wednesday, 8 February 2017 07:20

    Wigneswaran is doing the work of LTTE remnants to protect them.

    Reply : 1       1

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