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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s military security will be replaced with police personnel by this afternoon, Mr. Rajapaksa's media unit said.

They said that 50 of 102 security detail, which included five Army Majors and 45 Commandos, would be replaced with four Sub Inspectors and 46 Police Constables.

“Though there are 102 personnel in the security detail, only 50 of them provide security while others carry out clerical and other tasks,” the media unit said.

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  • Azmath Buhar Monday, 02 May 2016 04:32 PM

    Why MR cannot live in peace as a general public... then LTTE or any other criminals will not harm him.When there is power then only outsiders will attack, if no power then no one will attack.. simple as that...

    Dee Monday, 02 May 2016 04:40 PM

    If 102 military personnel is the current number one can imagine how many when he was with unlimited power? Imagine the cist per day?

    Joseph Tuesday, 03 May 2016 03:33 PM

    I didn't realise Obama defeated Al-Qaeda

    johan Monday, 02 May 2016 08:53 PM

    Since this is only a replacement of personnel.I do notthink the expenses could be reduced.

    The God Father Monday, 02 May 2016 09:36 PM

    Even this is too much for MR, having said this; he need not to worry as God will protect him as God doesnt wanna kill him but ridicule him more and more.

    BUSHEL Monday, 02 May 2016 11:40 AM

    Yes.. You did not come to Galle... and I will teach you more..

    dham Monday, 02 May 2016 02:02 PM

    Gamaya & weere where are you via DM Android App

    Fassey Monday, 02 May 2016 02:23 PM

    Yes that's enough for an MP. If he had retired and stayed athome like the former Presidents, he would have got all the regard and respect.

    nalaka Tuesday, 03 May 2016 10:11 AM

    if there is war still can reduce people money????

    C.K. Lankaputhra Monday, 02 May 2016 02:28 PM

    Good move to reduce wastage of peoples money.

    Nalaka Tuesday, 03 May 2016 10:14 AM

    I am not agree with you.as a srilankan we must respect MR....

    nalaka Tuesday, 03 May 2016 10:18 AM

    this is also one of political revenge.

    Stephen Monday, 02 May 2016 03:29 PM

    wonderful. even remove the police. useless people.

    Unchikuni Monday, 02 May 2016 03:32 PM

    102 for an ex president security. What a waste of public funds. Lucky the President changes only 4 to 8 years. If it was an annual ritual, the VAT will have to be increased to 20%. Time to get away with the money eating Presidency.

    rathnasiri Monday, 02 May 2016 03:41 PM

    if you obey to m3 you will have no problem

    shami Monday, 02 May 2016 03:46 PM

    A third world despot with more security than US president?

    Sri Lankan Monday, 02 May 2016 04:21 PM

    What about Obama who captured Osama Bin Laden the most wanted terrorist and crushed his outfit Al-Qaeda?


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