An unusual increase of students belonging to one community at Law College in 2012 : PCoI told

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In 2015, the State Intelligence Service (SIS) had reported that there was an unusual increase in Muslim students at the Law college in 2012, former SIS Director SDIG Nilantha Jayawardena yesterday informed the PCoI probing Easter Sunday attacks.

Referring to a report made on July 20, 2015, Jayawardena said that out of 203 students, there were only five Muslim students at the Law college in 2003. However, in 2012, 78 Muslim students were admitted to Law College and as a percentage it was 25.24% of the overall students.

Explaining his opinion Jayawardena said that this was part of an attempt to invade key positions by minorities.

"I can only warn the relevant institutions. The Ministry of Justice and Law College should investigate the matter," witness said, responding to a question raised by the Commissioners.

Witness further said that the LTTE also assured many students in areas under their control and they also passed their university entrance exams.

"This is one approach minorities can take. This kind of invasion happens in France and some other countries. At SIS we observed the trend and its up to the relevant officials to take the necessary measures," he said.

Jayawardena also said that in 2013, the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) was making Rs.1.5 million a month from halal certification. At that point 204 companies had obtained halal certification for over 4,500 products, he informed the Commission. (Yoshitha Perera)


  Comments - 31

  • H.S.Jayatileke Thursday, 30 July 2020 10:32 AM

    I am a Sinhalese and a Lawyer of 22 years. Now what is the problem in Muslim Students entering Law College.They have passed the relevant entrance exam and entered.They are also Human Beings.

    H.S.Jayatileke Thursday, 30 July 2020 10:35 AM

    We really need Great Lawyers Like Presidents Counsels Faizer Musthafa and Ali Sabry to help Sri Lanka prosper as they are all Sri Lankans working to help this country grow as one country.The Muslim Students will one day be great leaders and Judges and Ministers and will help Sri Lanka prosper.I am a Sinhalese Lawyer of 22 years.

    Yehiya Thursday, 30 July 2020 10:36 AM

    Funny things. This is standard of intelligent services. Why increase cancer patient mostly breast, rectal

    Jehan Thursday, 30 July 2020 10:51 AM

    Is this guy working for Sri Lanka or sb sub country?

    Thusheanthan Thursday, 30 July 2020 11:22 AM

    I don't see any wrong in the entering of particular minority students in majority into the Law Faculty if they have passed and eligible to.

    Mohamed Siddeek Thursday, 30 July 2020 11:33 AM

    Director SIS or BBS

    Gayan Thursday, 30 July 2020 11:34 AM

    Telling the truth is considered Racist in Sri Lanka.

    Roshan Musa Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:48 PM

    You study hard and take key positions thru normal route, If a guy like this man finds fault on your path jut because you belong to a minority community then its violation of human rights. Shame on him

    Ravi Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:51 PM

    Another Pohottuwa conspiracy for Muslims.

    Tom Jones Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:53 PM

    What unintelligible answers by a senior DIGG . This officers is said to be a graduate. You can now see the standard of Sri Lankan graduates. I totally agree with the comments of Mr H.S Jayatilleke and other comments. This guy is a fascist or is off his nut. This fellow should have been sacked for neglect of duty leading to the Easter Sunday bombing. Coward wants to hide and give evidence in camera.

    Mohamed Zainudeen Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:55 PM

    What is this country getting into? I guess it'll be a matter for the SIS to worry, if the muslims put up a few extra toilets in their houses, wondering if they're collecting excreta for terrorist activities. God save this blessed country.

    Musthaq Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:13 PM

    according to the SIS Director Nilantha All Muslims in Sri Lanka and terrorists. what a conclusion they have analyzed all Muslim activities but still could not prevent the Easter attack what patriots these are

    Sarath Bulathsinghala Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:17 PM

    Definitely something very unusual happened in the entrance exam to the Law Faculty in 2012. This was at a time when Rauf Hakeem was the Minister of Justice if I am not mistaken. This is very much similar to what happened when Ashroff was the Minister in charge of the Colombo Port - just another example. There must the hundreds if not thousands of such occassions spread throughout the Island. Muslim grab for land is another.

    MeSrilankan Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:17 PM

    What do you mean by invasion? They are citizens of this country too.

    Raj Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:19 PM

    He has spent collecting information of citizens' legitimate matters rather than finding information regarding illegitimate matters. What do you say about 95% or more security personnel are Sinhalese?

    kumar Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:22 PM

    The level or racism in Sri Lanka!. This guy is a hardcore racist. How on earth one can deny education based on his race/religion if he/she could fullfill the educational requirements. It is only in Sri Lanka. This guy is a shame to the entire human race.

    ravin Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:27 PM

    You can imagine the caliber and mentality of this witness. Hey look this is Sri Lanka and all communities live with harmony. Do not utter nonsense for personal gains. This type of guys should be kicked out of responsible postings.

    N V Jen Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:27 PM

    Racism is the bane for this country. That's one of the main reasons we are on reverse gear, while rest of the world is progressing.

    saad cader Thursday, 30 July 2020 01:31 PM

    Now I see how the system looks and teaches others to look at minorities.. and wondering how media supports for its personal gains..

    sarath Thursday, 30 July 2020 02:30 PM

    Yes this is called Halal batch

    Dee Thursday, 30 July 2020 03:17 PM

    Who is this joker?

    Fazmila Fareed Thursday, 30 July 2020 05:17 PM

    What the hell? Whoever get through the entrance exam, entered the Law Collage. Being Muslims is not their fault

    Nihal Thursday, 30 July 2020 05:20 PM

    If Sajith wins who will be the Higher Education Minister ,Who will be the Industries Minister,? Come on Sajith tell us now.

    Nandan Thursday, 30 July 2020 05:23 PM

    This finding shows the level of stupidity of this country's intelligence services. It reminds me the proverb "for someone who is terrified, everything dark will be a ghost"

    dickie bird Thursday, 30 July 2020 08:01 PM

    Is this S/DIG

    Abdul Jaleel Thursday, 30 July 2020 09:11 PM

    When we see the comments most of them write with common sense. Thanks for the broad minded people.

    ACS Thursday, 30 July 2020 09:50 PM

    Wasting your money and my money................................

    AB Thursday, 30 July 2020 10:47 PM

    Exposing this hide and seek game,may be vicious to some,but senior officer is straight forward and truthful ,We respect you sir,

    DillonDP Friday, 31 July 2020 06:58 AM

    Well it depends if one region of the country was given low cut off marks to enter

    NB Saturday, 01 August 2020 05:39 PM

    Getting rid of this kind of officials would only make SL a better place. I'm sure he doesn't speak what he wants but force to speak for someone who has never been to a school, ie: one out of 225.

    Ralph Saturday, 01 August 2020 06:04 PM

    Has he investigated how Gnanasara and Rathana Theros get their monies for their nefarious activities. It is said that they have Norwegian funding. He has talked of them as Saints who needs to be protected.

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