We lost faith in Police, IGP: JO

14 September 2018 02:52 am - 16     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday said that it would not involve in any Police proceeding hereafter because of the alleged conspiracy to kill President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa with the involvement of some top Police officials.

JO MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage told a news conference at the ‘Dooshana Virodhi Balakaya’ on Wednesday revealed that DIG in-charge of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) Nalaka de Silva was in an attempt to conspire against President Sirisena and Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

He said President Sirisena should conduct an investigation into this matter and added that immediate legal action should be taken against DIG Silva.

He said some underworld figures had also been involved in the said conspiracy and added the JO had lost its faith in the Police followed by this revelation.

“It is revealed that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) was also involved in this conspiracy. We cannot trust the Police as well as the IGP because of this issue. Therefore, we will not involve in any Police proceeding and we will not go to the Police over any matter. We will only go to the Courts if there is any issue,” he said.

“These conspirators are in an attempt to favour Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. We thought that only the Rajapaksas have become victims but at present President Sirisena’s life is also at stake,” he added. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)


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  Comments - 16

  • dammika Friday, 14 September 2018 07:01 AM

    True, otherwise how crooks like you still living free and making dumb statements.

    Jude Friday, 14 September 2018 07:22 AM

    All opposition politicians play this "Chorus" sometimes!!?? Nothing new!!

    Sambo Friday, 14 September 2018 07:31 AM

    So have we the public lost faith with the joint opposition.

    Ex-Voter Friday, 14 September 2018 07:37 AM

    Do we have faith in the JO? after all, they are having loose motions no!!?

    babanis Friday, 14 September 2018 07:50 AM

    Mahindananda at "Dooshana Virodhi Balakaya"! Devil quoting scriptures!!

    Borat Friday, 14 September 2018 07:59 AM

    Why not towing your line. Bunch of scoundrels ruining the country

    chanaka Friday, 14 September 2018 08:01 AM

    we lost faith in you and the gang looters long back , looters like you will never have faith in police

    Unchikun Friday, 14 September 2018 08:25 AM

    Sorry man, we had lost faith in the police when your government was in power. I am not a crook and the present state the police is acceptable.

    cheers Friday, 14 September 2018 08:28 AM

    UNP killed 60000 singhalese youths during 88-89 period in broad day light and they are known for this. Ranil who set up the batalanda torture chamber is the prime minister of SL

    Jaliya Friday, 14 September 2018 08:31 AM

    We will not go to the Police. We will only go to the Courts if there is any issue,” he said. So the courts can refer the matter back to the police and you will be asked to appear and lodge an entry. If you fail to do so the case will be dismissed and you will be charged for illicit complain in court. The third world wonder cannot be fixed without the interference of a foreign body or the UN.

    ANTON Friday, 14 September 2018 08:33 AM


    Shane Friday, 14 September 2018 11:48 AM

    Its so nice to hear jo have faith in courts which MR time we didn't have that too.

    Wise Donkey Friday, 14 September 2018 11:50 AM

    Who cares about what you think?

    Sun Friday, 14 September 2018 03:55 PM

    Looks like the JO has investigated and found the culprits before the authorities could do so. Like the Milk, they are instilling false accusations against the police. The IGP should arrest these persons for accusing the good name of the police.

    CITIZEN Friday, 14 September 2018 05:25 PM

    "JANA BALAYA COLOMBATA - II" This time poisoned kasippu will be the subject of foil!!!!

    TONY Saturday, 15 September 2018 08:49 AM


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