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Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa today said, they are ready to accept responsibility for not being able to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks as a member of the previous regime.

He also called for a proper probe to identify the real perpetrators who were behind the attack.

Speaking during the Opposition Leader's mobile service programme in Bundala, Mr. Premadasa said it is the people’s desire to see a real transparent probe taking place to find the real culprits behind the Easter Sunday attacks.

 “It is the view of the people that the real criminals behind the Easter Sunday attacks are roaming freely at the moment. This is not a story that was fabricated by me, it the opinion of the common man in this country. Therefore a transparent probe is a paramount need at this moment,” Mr. Premadasa said,.

“The official stance of my party is that the terrorists and the drug traffickers and drug peddlers should be subject to capital punishment. It should be introduced through a legislation in Parliament. Some are criticising me for having taken this stand. However are we to keep the criminals in prisons throughout their lives using public funds?” he questioned. 

Sri Lanka should find out as to why there is no terrorism and/or drug trafficking in Singapore, and should introduce a same set of laws here as well,” he stressed.(Yohan Perera )

  Comments - 11

  • RoaringCreek Sunday, 07 March 2021 10:34 PM

    And then what? For me you do not deserve my vote. We need to fine a new leader to lead the SJB.

    Milinda Sunday, 07 March 2021 10:50 PM

    When the Presidential Commission has made your yahapalana government guilty and criminal charges should be brought against you guys it's no point now to cover it up. Plead guilty and go to jail. Then you can say bye to politics.

    Milinda Sunday, 07 March 2021 10:50 PM

    When the Presidential Commission has made your yahapalana government guilty and criminal charges should be brought against you guys it's no point now to cover it up. Plead guilty and go to jail. Then you can say bye to politics.

    roshan john Sunday, 07 March 2021 10:50 PM

    Great quality of a true leader. MS and RW should accept the blame instead of passing the ball.

    Prof Jey R Sunday, 07 March 2021 11:42 PM

    You MY3 AG Sirasa Ranjan Namal Kumar Mahinda Amaraweera GMOA all should be hold accountable and put in prison for indirectly helping the Terror Attack on Easter Sunday !!! Delhi Congress Gave you all Black Money to attack and messup the UNP Government . You guys blindly started Attacking Yahapalana with fake brainwashing programs like central bank bond sales Namal Kuma CD Story Ranjan Ramanayaka Voice Cut.. games.. Putting the country at risk.. killing innocent people and changing the Government before UNHCR meeting investigating HR issues of SL War.. where UNP Government was trying to assist UN.. shame on you SJB. Because of the deal only you gave 08 MP Votes for SLPP to win 2/3 majority for 20th amendment.. to cover up the HR investigation.. shame.. direct SJB.

    DHA Sunday, 07 March 2021 11:46 PM

    If you accept the crime zip your mouth and go to jail !

    Jude Monday, 08 March 2021 12:07 AM

    YOU'RE echoing my sentiments, YEAH the culprits roaming freely 'Coz they're MORE powerful than the authorities!! Yeah!!

    Pramod Monday, 08 March 2021 01:43 AM

    One moment you ask "Good Friday criminals were not punished, why?" When the suspects are in custody, you say "They are innocent, we stand by them and we protect them" What the hell are you talking about?

    Lt Kojack Of Jaffna Monday, 08 March 2021 01:55 AM

    Answer this question to find the people behind the attack. What Connection Indian Intelligence Has With Islamic Terrorists in Sri Lanka For The Indians To Know in Advance of A Plot To Bomb The Churches in Sri Lanka ?

    Chux Monday, 08 March 2021 11:39 AM

    There is no point blaming now it’s all about action now things are very clear who was behind the attack

    Martin Milton Monday, 08 March 2021 02:50 PM

    Developing a sense of guilt rather late in the day, is he not? Possibly due to 'needling' by Media. MM


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