Harin, Kavinda vow legal action against fake video

22 May 2020 09:22 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Referring to a controversial video clip which was running in the social media about himself and former MP Kavinda Jayawardena, former MP Harin Fernando yesterday said he will lodge a complaint with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) shortly against the persons who are behind it.

Mr. Fernando told a news conference that he will lodge a complaint on the matter with the IGP against the person who is behind it and those who made it a news item. “The person who is behind it is one who is out to destroy Sri Lanka's culture. I will lodge a complaint with the IGP against him and against those who had made this gossip into a news item" he said.

“The video clip is a fake one which had been originally done in India and a manipulated one. We were not involved in it," he added.

Also Mr. Fernando denied reports that he had threatened Dr. Jayawardena. “Dr. Jayewardena is my friend. We have had a long friendship. I have still maintained it," he said.

Meanwhile, Dr. Jayawardena who issued a statement on it said he will take legal action against everyone involved in making the clip and uploading it on social media. “I will take maximum legal action against everyone involved in it," he said in the statement.

He said there is no truth in the report which said he has received death threats. “Some interested parties are trying to gain political mileage out of it." (Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 6

  • Jude Friday, 22 May 2020 11:46 AM

    Hmmm! Pandemic Freak shows for stuck-at-home people!!???

    Popol-Pol Friday, 22 May 2020 12:02 PM

    What is this all about, koheda yanne malle pol???

    Sunil Friday, 22 May 2020 12:04 PM

    Yes proceed and seek justice now. Hopefully justice will serve equally and against that well known dirty man. Guest.... White kabaray's... Xx

    Innocent Babies Friday, 22 May 2020 12:27 PM

    Ha ha if someone from Pohottuwa got involved in such a situation, I wonder how these people will act. Thoththa babala ...

    Roshanaly Friday, 22 May 2020 12:29 PM

    No point in complaining, do not waste your time. All these are until the election.

    Raj Friday, 22 May 2020 01:45 PM

    Ordinary citizens can make a complain only in Police stations but big politicos can make a complain to IGP. Even in making a complain there is discrimination.

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