MP Namal Rajapaksa said today that the IGP should conduct an investigation to find out how police officers with outstanding cases against them were recruited to the FCID.
He said he had the names of the police officers in the FCID who had cases and corruption charges against them.
“The police officer who arrested me recently was out on bail in a murder case. I filed a case against the FCID demanding compensation. I will file more cases. This is just the beginning. We still have faith in the judiciary,” he said.
Mr. Rajapaksa asked why police officers with criminal charges against them were assigned to question politicians.
“The government is doing things contrary to the principles of good governance. Murders are rampant. The underworld has raised its head,” he said.
He said people neither respect nor fear the police and the judiciary as they had been politicized.
He said people were losing faith in the judiciary and the economy was collapsing. (Ajith Siriwardana)
The Judiciary is independant unlike your father's days. Get acquitted first before filing cases. You have put the cart before the horse
Jagath Leanage Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:08 AM
Namal said he will file more cases . How did he find money for that ? Filing cases is not an easy thing as lot of money has to be spent . So he has lot of money , isnt it ?
Jude Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:23 AM
Namal, it's matter of time some members of your family going to be your Cellmates!!???
Praba Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:37 AM
Why politicians with criminal charges are allowed to rule us?
me lankan Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:42 AM
Fake lawyer says "Officer who arrested me is bigger rogue than me". So he admits that he is also a rogue?
ANTON Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:00 AM
YES ...... ACCORDING TO SRILANKAN PRACTICES, THIEVES ARE NEEDED TO CATCH THIEVES ... THAT IS MORE EFFECTIVE.
Don Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:22 AM
Naval baba you and your family did far worse. Nothing is politicized now and that is a problem for the crooks. So please quit politics. via DM Android App
Mervyn Fernando Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:38 AM
Look at the Saint talking. After the Army won the battle with LTTE You and your family made the country bankrupt. Rugger players were killed and assaulted. White van abduction , Murder, rape galore.Your family should give up Politics.
Lion Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:59 AM
Namal if you are clean why you are worried even thousands of cases filed against you.We had seen how you behave during the last regime. Law unto them self was your attitude. There were so many allegation as to how you answer the papers of your law college exam. Why don't you clear them as a good citizen, which you claim to be.
Lakshman De Silva Thursday, 13 October 2016 08:03 AM
The Pot calling the Kettle black!
Sure Thursday, 13 October 2016 09:32 AM
We live in a country which is run by people who have cases against them so I really don't think Namal's claim makes sense anyway...
Sandaruwan Thursday, 13 October 2016 09:59 AM
People will sympathies with you and your father if you apologize to the Nation of wrong doing and desist from any sabotage activities against the new Government voted into power. Sandaruwan
Reader Thursday, 13 October 2016 10:20 AM
Government is responsible to have qualified efficient honest people at these inquiry panels. To be sure and answerable, even now check the the track record of all those engaged without leaving holes for JO to score.Remove anyone unsuitable.
Bala Thursday, 13 October 2016 11:02 AM
Anyone is innocent till proved guilty of charges. Same with cops. Otherwise how are you all even so far as being on bail, attending parliament and going about doing the jobs.
pradeep Thursday, 13 October 2016 11:23 AM
That is a good tactic, a thief knows better how to catch a thief ,
Mason Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:46 PM
Namal, have you heard there is a saying "Set a rouge to catch a rouge". !
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