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No law violated in arresting Patali: Gammanpila

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While saying there is no political motive behind the arrest of MP Patali Champika Ranwaka, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader Udaya Gammanpila today pointed out that there was no violation of the law in the process of arresting him.

He told a news briefing that Mr. Ranwaka was very annoyed and perplexed at the time of his arrest with the MP claiming it was a forcible and illegal arrest.

“The arrest of the relevant MP was carried on the orders of the Attorney General. However, Mr. Ranwaka alleged that the Magistrate was unaware of his arrest,” Mr. Gammanpila said. “There is no issue about not informing the Magistrate because the Attorney General is superior to the Magistrate.” 

Referring to Patali Champika’s remark that the Speaker was not informed of the arrest, Mr. Gammanpila said there was no need to inform the Speaker in situations of this nature. (Sheain Fernandopullle)   


  Comments - 8

  • Maha Friday, 20 December 2019 08:03 PM

    Everyone became lawyers and judges, what Srilankan attitude. President silenced, but others are taking bullshit. Gammanpila are you ????? First clear your fake signature. Then you talk. Keeping shit in your mouth wash and talk.

    sam silva Friday, 20 December 2019 08:26 PM

    All he has to do is contract the eye witness who says he was the driver. If his driver says otherwise then he has some questions to be answered.

    S.P.Ramkumar Friday, 20 December 2019 08:32 PM

    You are a acting president of this country. You are accused by former Government on Cheating case. Now you are briefing anout law . Good

    mad dog Kumaran Friday, 20 December 2019 09:08 PM

    I can only laugh at what Gamanpila says. The Government can do lot of things. But their top priority is to take revenge. I thought the President is a very sensible person after what he did during his brothers regime. Why can they find the killers of Lansantha first.

    True Lankan Friday, 20 December 2019 09:11 PM

    Typical Sinhalese mentality....2015-2019 yahapalana Took revenge and witch-hunt and now new government started the same thing...

    perera Saturday, 21 December 2019 05:22 PM

    oi what has it got to do with sinhalese mentality. it is everyone's mentality probably yours too.

    D Perera Friday, 20 December 2019 09:26 PM

    Why there's always politicians come and give their opinion. This applies to both major parties. Why not Police or AJ's office give the reasons to the arrest.

    Observer Saturday, 21 December 2019 07:15 PM

    What is the position of the complaint of fraud made by some Australian citizen against this permanently. grinning man?

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