Country’s top order batsman lost his beloved father as politicians took the support of the underworld leaders who were even evading the country in their political activities over the past three years, Leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) Wimal Weerawansa said.
He made this remark while attending the funeral of SLPP Dehiwala – Mount Lavinia Municipal Councillor K Ranjan de Silva, father of SL Cricketer Dhananjaya de Silva.
MP Weerawansa said during the past administration, then Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa curb the drug menace and the upswing of the underworld activities to a certain extent.
He said the result was a secure environment in Colombo and suburban areas.
“Due to helps obtained by politicians from the underworld figures through the past three years, the entire world had now witnessed that even a father of a national cricket player is not safe in SL. Underworld is linked with drugs and we do not know how many fathers or children will lose their life due to the drug menace,” he said.
He further added that authorities should immediately take necessary steps to control such situation before more tragedies occurred. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)
Need GR back. This is insane. Next could be your father or son. Not just one or two. Every fortnight.
Dee Monday, 28 May 2018 11:37 AM
No one has a reason to shoot you or me or my parents. People just don't go shooting others.
CITIZEN Monday, 28 May 2018 09:25 AM
You fool don't twist and turn the story. Initial investigations have revealed that the target was NOT the deceased but the brother of the cricketer. Therefore, there is no politics in this murder. But for you and your co-twister (Gomma) any shit is a "gem" to target the Government!
yahiya Monday, 28 May 2018 09:31 AM
Raviraj killed in day time in Colombo.
Rasheed Monday, 28 May 2018 11:39 AM
What about MP Hirunika's father killed by Duminda.
roshan Monday, 28 May 2018 01:48 PM
this vagra beggar removed the cap of a senior poliec officer,,
Buddhi Perera Monday, 28 May 2018 01:35 PM
Why comment on what WW says?
Mandy Monday, 28 May 2018 03:00 PM
Like carrion vultures, WW will prey on the dead if he can get his face in the newspaper.
VJ Monday, 28 May 2018 02:49 PM
The investigation is not yet over, you have passed judgement already. Don’t think you were able to earn miles on this case.
Aj Tuesday, 29 May 2018 12:42 PM
These bugers talk as if they wiped out everything when they were in power but when it happens again they pass the ball. If Gota was so good why was underworld left to exist today?
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