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Madush likely to receive pardon in Aug. ’20: Ranjan

19 February 2019 08:45 pm - 19     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Makandure Madush is likely to receive a pardon in August 2020, a Sri Lankan intelligence officer assisting in the investigations in Dubai said on Monday.

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake who contacted this intelligence officer over the phone said Madush and the others are likely to receive a pardon and be freed from custody under Dubai law. “Under this law even foreign prisoners may be pardoned in the month of Ramadan in the year following their arrest. As such Madush who was arrested this year may become entitled to a pardon in August 2020,” he said and added that they could halve their sentence if they convert to Islam.

Reports said six lawyers appearing for Madhush comprise lawyers from Sri Lanka and Dubai.

When asked who state minister was talking to he said the person was an intelligence officer.

  Comments - 19

  • Amara Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:18 PM

    They were caught with drugs! UAE is not lenient on drug offenders.

    mohandev Wednesday, 20 February 2019 01:40 PM

    I wonder how much he charged Madush for this valuable consultation to give him hopes

    Sri dubai Wednesday, 20 February 2019 01:14 AM

    He knows better than the UAE lawyers. Some one just making him fool by saying intelligence officer. And giving false information. What is the benefit for him by this if madush is released or not? Why he wanted to be oneshot? I request from the law and order people to investigate Mr.Ranjan. The law im UAE is very strong no one can finger like in Sri lanka. I live in UAE from 1996 until now I know whom they will pardon during Ramadan. Its only for certain crimes not drug addicts or dealers. Also it will be lengthen based on the verdict. Dont play nonsense Mr. Ranjan. First read the law in the net. Type UAE law and enforcement. You will find all.

    Issa Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:58 AM

    This is bull shit uttered by Ranjan, that a convicted criminal who converts to Islam gets a Pardon during Ramzan and therefore Madush is likely to get a Pardon in 2020. If you do not know Islam, please stop making such stupid statements.

    Cobra Wednesday, 20 February 2019 07:32 AM

    Hence the urgency to bring him down and pardon him lest he spills the beans on certain politicos who are not only users but are also under his influence -financially!!!

    Mohamed siddiq Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:32 AM

    Cobra you are dam right all the politician have a stake in his financial empire

    mnsmart Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:10 AM

    "halved if he convert to Islam" ,This is an incorrect statement,

    cobra Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:21 AM

    glok; m,.,.,lkljn

    Veda mama Wednesday, 20 February 2019 04:32 PM

    Ranjan seem to have no other concerns apart from drug dealers and their welfare.

    Lord S Wednesday, 20 February 2019 08:15 PM

    Something will be halved if converted but it aint the sentence....lol

    KotaJunda Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:53 PM

    Damn right boy!

    Renu Wednesday, 20 February 2019 08:37 PM

    You are becoming a Parliament joker,if you don’t have guts to name and prove with evidence

    RONNIE Thursday, 21 February 2019 12:46 PM

    THIS GUY IS A LAUGHING STOCK FOR ALL SRI LANK ANS WHAT DOES HE KNOW ABOUT THE LAWS OF GULF COUNTRIES WHAT A JOKE CONVERT TO ISLAM AND GET A PARDON IN RAMADAN,PARDON IN RAMADAN IS ONLY MINOR OFFENCES,JOKER GET YOUR FACTS RIGHT.

    Nimal Saturday, 23 February 2019 05:04 AM

    They should face justice in middle East not in SL where the corrupt system will release them.

    Jay Walallawita Saturday, 23 February 2019 12:58 PM

    Many thanks for revealing all drug dealers and uses in parliament. If your party going to find you guilty please leave those as holes and join JVP. They are the only party genuinely worried about what’s happening to our beloved country.

    Jayanath Sunday, 24 February 2019 08:45 AM

    Look at our great detector who is getting information from his private intelligence and perform media shows daily basis! Is this his effing job?

    Sri Lankan Monday, 25 February 2019 08:49 AM

    If he is to be converted as a Muslim then he should be really punished according to the Islamic Law an d cut-off everything of his.

    Joe Monday, 25 February 2019 01:05 PM

    First of all stop saying Makandura Madush and tell just Madush. what is wrong with u guys.. Dont make this name famous or publish around. hes just another drug dealer thats it. just cut his Dick and send home or hang all of them. Game over.

    sam Tuesday, 26 February 2019 07:22 PM

    Mr Ranjan, It would better if you can let the relevant authorities to mind their job and avoid commenting and predicting things which you are not sure about. MR ranjan FYI the month of ramadhan will fall during the mid of april next year and not in August. This itself shows that you are bluffing without a base.


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