Minister Wimal Weerawansa today blamed the Attorney General for wrongly requesting that Judge Gihan Pilapitiya be arrested.
Speaking during the condolence vote on the late MP Ranjith Soysa, Mr Weerawansa questioned why the AG has wanted Mr Pilapitiya arrested when he had refused to do what MP Ranjan Ramanayake had wanted him to do.
“Mr Pilapitiya has complained against MP Ramanayke to the Judicial Service Commission and the police. How is it that the person who lodged a complaint was arrested," he asked.
MP Wijedasa Rajapakshe also asked a similar question and called far an explanation of this act which was far from being fair.
He said the important fact is to determine as to who instructed MP Ramanayke to influence the judges. “Mr Ramanayke is only a puppet and it is important to find out as to who is controlling him,” the MP said. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)
don jinalal kalansooriya Friday, 24 January 2020 05:56 PM
He is very correct
Saman Friday, 24 January 2020 04:17 PM
Politicians should stay well away from the Judiciary! When can we lean!
DJ Friday, 24 January 2020 05:40 PM
AG is now confused. Must be too many instructions, must be entangled in manipulating the law with all kind of orders
C.K.Lankaputhra. Friday, 24 January 2020 05:53 PM
All these are puppets dancing on strings at the will and fancy of some above them.
yoga Friday, 24 January 2020 06:12 PM
All politicians are putting his finger others ash hole only but their never knows their ash hole have same shit. Politicians are selected do something for village poor people or do something for country. Look other countries like New Zealand, Singapore, Dubai and Swiss how their develop the country. Our politicians only filling up the their pocket. Please hon. President please instruct to your M. P. shut the mouth and work for country.
TripleX Friday, 24 January 2020 06:29 PM
If someone else is influencing Ranjan, then who is influencing Wimal for all his crazy and foolish activities?
Nimal Friday, 24 January 2020 08:06 PM
Now we see the value of the 19th amendment!
Rowdy Rascal Friday, 24 January 2020 08:45 PM
JVP will tell the pedigree and intentsions of this political coward WW . Never trust nor believe ! .