NFF Leader MP Wimal Weerawansa has commenced a hunger strike this morning at the Magazine Prison, Prisons Spokesperson Thushara Upuldeniya said.
It was reported that MP Weerawansa had rejected to have his breakfast.
The National Freedom Front (NFF) said MP Weerawansa had commenced a hunger strike against the political revenge of the government.
“He has taken this step as a personal decision. He has also informed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya about his decision. At present, he is on a hunger strike at the prison cell. Perhaps, he would continue it,” the NFF said.
Earlier, MP Weerawnsa was arrested and remanded for allegedly misusing 40 state vehicles belonging to the state engineering corporation causing a loss of Rs. 90 million. (Darshana Sanjeewa and Kalathma Jayawardhane)
sara Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:28
It reminds us the hunger strike carried out by him in front of the local UNO office during MRs regime.
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Casanova Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:49
Very true Victor, he is indeed the biggest joker, but can you believe how many losers voted for this joker?
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Ibba Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:29
Time to order another cartoon of lemon puff via DM Android App
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Anthony Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:29
This is a game plan of his, let him be on hunger strike, MR will be there to wake him up with King Coconut.
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citizen Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:31
let him continue his hunger strike, so the prison food can be saved and the person who bring food from wimal's home can take a rest.
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ANTON Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:39
ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT SUICIDE IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE...... HIS JAIL TERM SHOULD BE FURTHER EXTENDED.
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VIMAL Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:41
VERY GOOD. HE SHOULD FEEL THE HUNGER.
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SamJ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:42
Very Good.Money will be saved as we do not have to feed this scoundrel. via DM Android App
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rajan Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:43
Lemon Puff sales to go up !
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kaboos Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:44
Poor man seek for food and rich man seek for hunger., Skipping food good for health but not the breakfast.
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Jagath Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:45
The Court didn’t release him on bail, not the government. He is not above the law, he must be thinking that he is above the law. This is good, Pl don’t give him anything to drink or eat. Be careful, don’t keep Lemon Puff close by
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Me Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:45
and after two day he will transfer to hospital due to the hunger strike, funny politics
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Ordinary Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:49
Times up in prison.. its time to go to a Hospital bed and take some rest... what a comedy.....
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VT Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:53
Have a close watch .He may be hiding biscuit packets under the pillow.
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Amila Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:58
Foreign conspiracy ?
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Kautilya Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:02
All others in remand can follow the Lemmon Puff
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De Silva Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:08
MR should go and give some thambili
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Damith Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:33
Athi Wishishtai Sir!
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RM Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:48
Tawath palamu wedi murayak !
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Marcellino Lewis Wednesday, 22 March 2017 15:30
Who Cares !
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RAM Wednesday, 22 March 2017 15:56
Another stage of drama in the cells. IS there one to given Lemnon Puff like last time. Is Mahinda going to the cell to feed him with King cocount and to finish the strike half the way.
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lalith de silva Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:01
pay the losses to government and go on hunger stricke
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sobers Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:17
He has done wrong, He can't be above the law. he can't take the judiciary to ransom. It is better for him to continue the strike.
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TRUE MAN. Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:21
THIS HUNGER STRIKE CAN BE CONSIDERED AS CHALLENGING JUSTICE AND DEMANDING TO LEGALISE POLITICIANS WHO HAVE COMMITED FRAUD .THE PURITY HUNGER STRIKE HAS GONE TO SUCH A SHAME via DM Android App
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Mevan Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:22
Who is going to take revenge for the misuse of public funds by this crook.
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TRUE MAN. Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:47
JOKERS FRONT SECOND PART OF THE PUBLICITY DRAMA .WAIT AND SEE JOKERS WILL LINE UP TO ENTER PRISON ALONG WITH THEIR CAMERA MEN TO TAKE SNAPS SHED GLESARIN TEARS AND PUBLISH IN THE MEDIA. PRISON AUTHORITY CHECK THEM THOROUHLY FOR LEMONPUFF. via DM Android App
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Selvyn Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:04
He is charged with abuse of power and corruption which are serious offences. Where can this fasting be relevant via DM Android App
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M.O.A.Careem Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:04
Yesterday chicken to day sprat......
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Independent Analyst Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:11
I don't think he is serious...
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Sanju Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:34
Strap him to his "hospital" bed and nasal feed him.
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Tarrin Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:54
Guy is too fat. Hunger strike will help him
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Rodney Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:12
Lemon puff donors... any?
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jolly BIRD Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:14
THE SECOND H.S DRAMA WONT LAST. FOR EVEN TWENTY FOUR HOURS. HE WILL NEVER PLAY IN THE THIRD PART IN HIS CELL via DM Android App
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Santha Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:19
MR, please refrain from doing the same mistake you did in the previous attempt and allow him make our dreams true.
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jolly BIRD Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:37
DONT KNOW WHETHER HIS OUT ER PLAN IS FOR PUBLICITY AND THE INNER PLAN IS TO REDUCE WEIGHT FOR HIS OBESITY. BUT BOTH WILL END END IN FUTILE via DM Android App
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Sarath Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:38
Govt must respect his freedom of protest... they should not intervene :-D
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Raj Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:43
This man was sent to prison by Courts not by government. He did commit criminal offence and the punishment is non bailable. Why he is going on hunger strike.
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Sambo Wednesday, 22 March 2017 20:36
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Fitz Thursday, 23 March 2017 06:36
Nation will not miss him for sure !
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jolly bird Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:01
A POLITICAL JOURNEY FROM JVP TO UPFA AND FROM THERE TO NFF (OWN POCKET PARTY STARTED WITH THE BLESSINGS OF MAARA )AND FROM THERE TO PRISON. ...AND FROM PRISON TO WHERE............ via DM Android App
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Sue Thursday, 23 March 2017 09:30
This is a ruse for him to get into hospital and gain public sympathy.
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SYMPATHY Thursday, 23 March 2017 09:35
The Judge should resign if the Govt caves in
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iemerald Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:28
IS RAJAPAKSE TOO BUSY TO BRING CREAM CRACKERS TO MODAWANSA. WILL MODAWANSA GO THE DISTANCE AND FACE OBLIVION. LET US WAIT AND SEE.
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ceylon Thursday, 23 March 2017 15:32
i thought he allready starved to death during his last hunger strike. via DM Android App
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