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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) today asked whether Minister Thalatha Athukorala had agreed to influence the Judiciary and the Attorney General’s Department as her predecessor was removed on the basis that he didn’t influence the Judiciary.

PHU Leader and MP Udaya Gammanpila said the newly appointed Justice Minister should immediately reveal whether she had agreed to influence these independent authorities as a precondition for her appointment.

“Former justice minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said he was removed because he didn’t influence the Judiciary. Therefore, not only me but the whole nation has a doubt whether his successor agreed to do what he refused to do,” he told a news briefing.

Meanwhile, the MP said the Attorney General, who met the Prime Minister and the ‘footnote gang’ at Temple Trees, should reveal the rationale behind their meeting.

He said the former justice minister had said the AG was summoned and ridiculed during the said meeting though the AG says he was not summoned and that he requested for the meeting.

“People believe that the Prime Minister and the footnote gang should be next summoned to the Bond Commission. Why did the AG want a meeting with the 'footnote' gang? This will breach the people's confidence in the Bond Commission. Therefore, the AG must reveal what prompted him to meet the 'footnote gang',” the MP said. (By Lahiru Pothmulla)

 

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  • A W Abdulkany Monday, 28 August 2017 05:34 PM

    Empty senseless talker. The nation expects justice denied to us hitherto, due to the lackadaisical attitude of the former Minister Of Juctice

    Sincere Monday, 28 August 2017 05:43 PM

    Surely he mus be just 3 yrs old.

    L V S Monday, 28 August 2017 05:53 PM

    of course should not influence judiciary and we have never done it in our times!!!! and we are super clean and all these allegations are fabricated!

    karthik Monday, 28 August 2017 06:09 PM

    Don.t woory she will not influnce Judiciary but now you all will not be able to do so. See your horoscope how it is going to work.

    Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Monday, 28 August 2017 06:29 PM

    Hay Gonapilla, this is not your business, you are just a good for nothing MP, mind it.

    S.T.M. Jabeer (Attorney-at-Law) Monday, 28 August 2017 06:34 PM

    Funny this empty vessel is giving sound whereas he is a noted joker for the year.

    Bubble Banda Monday, 28 August 2017 06:36 PM

    Gamampilla close your mouth... flies might go in to your dirty mouth.

    Samson Samaranayake Monday, 28 August 2017 06:38 PM

    First of all you better get ready to reside in the Welikade cell.

    J. Palitha Monday, 28 August 2017 06:39 PM

    Mr. Gamampilla do you know who are you? don't conn man.

    CR Monday, 28 August 2017 06:43 PM

    Gon talk by UG.

    Dinesh Monday, 28 August 2017 06:50 PM

    This man comes up with such far fetched theories! He seems to have more knowledge than the AG who was present at the meeting!! Also WR had to go not because he Didn't influence the AG/Judiciary but because he went against a cabinet decision he was a party to.

    janathawa Monday, 28 August 2017 06:51 PM

    Can any person given an advice how this person could be get ridden to any other country,,, he is becoming an utter nuisance and to see his articles in the papers...... please throw him out this country for the benefit of the development.

    TONY Monday, 28 August 2017 06:51 PM

    SORRY MATE. NO ONE IN THIS GOVT INFLUENCE THE JUDICIARY. IT WAS DURING MR TIME. THAT IS WHY YOU ALSO CHEATED THE AUSTRALIAN AND WANTED MR HELP TO DISMISS THE CASE

    C.K.Lankaputhra Monday, 28 August 2017 06:52 PM

    This man is off the nut. Is he expecting the reply " Yes". Sheer madness.

    Voter Monday, 28 August 2017 07:15 PM

    He,he! Have you started collecting advances!!!?

    Dhammika Monday, 28 August 2017 09:00 PM

    So GAmmanpila when your boss MARAYA was in power not only him but all his family influenced all govt officials.SO DONT TRY TO ACT LIKE A KID.

    ananda Monday, 28 August 2017 10:02 PM

    Rogues are getting jittery as the cases on hold at AG office will be expedited with jail terms. via DM Android App

    FORGOTGULLJOY Monday, 28 August 2017 10:32 PM

    Did you think good governance is lawless regime like MAARAS TO INTERFERE TO INTERFERE IN JUDICIARY. THINK BACK AND RECOLLECT HOW HE INTERFEREDI N SHIRANI BANDARANAYAKE AND FIELD MARSHAL SARATH FONSEKA S CASES.. via DM Android App

    amazing Tuesday, 29 August 2017 07:30 AM

    PASTE HIS MOUTH WITH SOME GUM TAPE!

    TJ Tuesday, 29 August 2017 07:52 AM

    No she agreed not to interfere to delay the cases, including yours

    coular changer. Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:05 AM

    YOUR CHEATING FRAUD POWER OF ATTORNEY CASE WILL BE TAKEN UP SOON TILL THEN WAIT. THEN YOUR TRUE COLOUR WILL BE SHOWN TO EVERYBODY. via DM Android App

    Ronnie Bugger Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:11 AM

    Why don't you ask her yourself, you no good foul mouth. She would be only too pleased to give you a earful.

    Daily Boru Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:45 AM

    Mr. Pille don't get worked up. She will do what Wijedasa did but not a la MARA instead a la UNP.

    Lanka Shantha Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:01 AM

    Now we understand what has happend in the past with your regimes' rule..

    thilak Tuesday, 29 August 2017 01:22 PM

    WR was sacked for influencing the judiciary not to take action against your boss. You saw the amount of files that were taken out of his office.Also holidaying with an accused who is under investigation by his own office

    raj Wednesday, 30 August 2017 04:30 AM

    Most South East Asian countries are highly corrupted, and some of their cultural practices are amount to barbaric cultural practice which condemned by civilized countries


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