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The man behind the white van culture was former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the FCID had no backbone to investigate into the person who gave orders to the white van abductions, Former Minister Mervyn Silva said.

Speaking to the media yesterday he said without orders, nothing could have happened.“The orders should have been given by the Defence Minister or the Defence Secretary” he said. “Gothabaya Rajapaksa should also be held accountable for the Welikada Prison riot of 2012,” he said.

“If anyone had connections with the underworld he had been killed and no Police inquiry was held for that,” he said. “Police have to conduct investigations. No politician has the authority to kill people.

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa used Government assets for his personnel use.

Gothabaya Rajapaksa should be held accountable for disappearances overriding his Ministerial authority, not the officials,” Mervyn Silva said.

“Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe along with the United National Party (UNP) was the only person who can rule this country, other than the Bandaranaikes, Rajapaksas and Sirisenas,” Former Minister Mervyn Silva said. “President Maithripala Sirisena should be thankful to Premier Wickremesinghe and the UNP for his Presidency.

“Therefore, Premier Wickremesinghe was the only suitable candidate to contest at the upcoming Presidential Election. This Government started with a false unity.

This coalition was highlighted because of the dead-rope given by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga.

Reconciliation was created when King Wijeya married Kuweni, not because of Chandrika. Her reconciliation was to divide the country and satisfy individual parties,” he said. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama and Indika Sri Aravinda)

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  • Thanos Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:04 AM

    You moron! FCID stands for 'Financial' Crimes Investigation Division, emphasis on the 'Financial' (Like your houses in the US). White van investigations has to carried out by a different division.

    Lara Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:08 PM

    Financial or not the aim is the same. Create a fear psychosis in the opposition

    srilankan Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:19 AM

    Delhi looking Madras!!!! anyway he is a good entertainer. he is the sliver lining in all the political tamashas that we have been having in the country for the past few years... keep entertaining us sir. we thank you.

    Ffaizer Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:30 AM

    For once something WELL SAID ... INDEED SEEMS SO

    Lankaboy Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:41 AM

    he talks some sense once in a while..

    King Mihiraj Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:14 AM

    Nonsense

    Haramanis Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:07 AM

    All past pollys are claiming to be lily white under this regime - and this joker is no exception.

    manjula Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:20 AM

    lol.....The Joker has opened the mouth

    NA Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:23 AM

    Most civilised countries wouldn't allow a character like Mervin to even go near their parliaments let alone being an MP of one.

    Chanaka Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:24 AM

    Mervin is playing a Rajapaksha game to reduce UNP votes.

    Mahesh Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:09 PM

    But looking at the comments mervin seems to be the new hero of UNPers

    sil Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:26 AM

    This pimp talks like intellectual,but one main reason, MR lost power is his tolerance of this man's unusually uncivilized actions,his behavior reflects he is a third class vagabond but not a cultured person to stand with civilized society

    Dhammika Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:44 AM

    ABSOLUTELY CORRECT , VERY TRUE . These kind of politicians will take SL below 3rd world closer to HELL.

    common thinker Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:34 AM

    all what i know is he is an open minded person. some time he tries to help the people even without seeing race or religion.

    Akram Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:44 AM

    Yes I agree with you. Everyone has different life style.

    Rasheed Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:55 AM

    Yes, you are correct, he has helped some minority community to get admission in the Government School,

    dana Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:46 AM

    joker got up again. via DM Android App

    s.shiha Wednesday, 25 April 2018 11:03 AM

    Is it true?

    Ms Facts Wednesday, 25 April 2018 11:20 AM

    "If anyone had connections with the underworld he had been killed" But you are still alive!

    vipula Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:05 PM

    He is making his pitch in advance.He must have paid millions to utter this nonsense.

    Liberal One Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:12 PM

    Mervin silva had serious corruption accusations against him but none is investigated by FCID. Can we know why?

    Kumara Wednesday, 25 April 2018 01:21 PM

    Punish appropriately all murderers including powerful ones to be a peaceful law abiding nation!

    willowsd Wednesday, 25 April 2018 01:32 PM

    NO. You are wrong, give the ministry to the right person and see the results in 3 months?

    Lankaputha Thursday, 26 April 2018 02:25 AM

    He might have a bad past and people think he comes out with rubbish (most of the time) but sometimes he is correct give the man the credit where its due.

    Ananda S Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:11 AM

    I thought this idiot is done with politics and in the woods. See what a hater he is in every word he says. Pathetic!


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