Deputy Minister Nishantha Muttuhettigama, who visited remanded Yositha Rajapaksa at the Welikada prison, said yesterday that the FCID had no legal powers and they as Deputy Ministers appointed by the SLFP were ready to resign from their portfolios if political witch hunt by the FCID was not stopped.
Deputy Minister Muttuhettigama said they were going to discuss with President Maithiripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe over the matter.
“We challenge the government to stop the political witch hunt by the FCID which has no legal authority. The entire country is ready to come forward with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa against the FCID decision to remand Yositha Rajapaksa,” he said.
Deputy Minister Muttuhettigama said they as true SLFPers wanted to see President Maithiripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa engaged in politics hand in hand and that they were ready to defeat any conspiracy to prevent such a move.
Deputy Ministers appointed by the SLFP including Arundika Fernando, Sumeda G. Jayasena, Nimal Lansa, Lakshman Wasantha Perera, Susantha Punchinilame and Anuradha Jayaratne participated in the visit. (Indika Sri Aravinda)
Video by Indika Sri Aravinda
Comments - 26
Manushaya Wednesday, 03 February 2016 06:25 AM
Please resign so that people can keep you out of parliament next time.
Premalal Wednesday, 03 February 2016 06:42 AM
Please do this country a favour for once in your lifetime. Resign.
Ram Wednesday, 03 February 2016 06:58 AM
FCID consist of Policemen, it is only a special name given like CID. This MP must understand that as long as they are Policemen they can investigate wrong doings
M.O.A.Careem Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:07 AM
ha....ha....there......things are coming from the correct corners
joe Rajah Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:08 AM
Please resign I will donate 2 thousand dollars of your favorite charity. Please do a favor to your country.
karthi Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:13 AM
These things will not happen if politicians refrain from taking the laws into their hands when they are in power.
Arnold Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:13 AM
Yes very wise move. Please resign.
Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:17 AM
All undesirebles and thats a fact.
Lankan Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:17 AM
As the noose is tightening around the necks of Mahinda, Namal, Yoshitha, Shirani, Gota, Basil and the deputy ministers who are sucking upto Mahinda Rajapakse, they want the FCID abolished. We voted for President Maithripala and PM Ranil as they promised us FCID to investigate crimes committed during the last government. We want our votes recognized and not the requests of those who lost the election. Please tighten the noose further and show us the results.
yaha Wednesday, 03 February 2016 12:44 PM
We dont need you guys.........please resign.please ..please
Sailing Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:19 AM
Please resign !! Go go go!!
indi Wednesday, 03 February 2016 01:19 PM
What these idiots want. they all want to rob the country and protect the thieves.
Chux Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:28 AM
Pls resign for the sake of our country did burn political stage also legally
Kiris Baba Amaray Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:30 AM
If he resigns it will be a Great Miracle. Only by mouth....
Desmond Jeromme Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:35 AM
He was begging to become a Ministerial Port Folio and now he is playing a drama..
Kadupol Jothywansa Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:36 AM
If he resigns - I will commit suicide.
REALPATRIAT Wednesday, 03 February 2016 01:59 PM
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J Palitha Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:38 AM
Good move Sir, you better resign today, then Millions spent on you will be saved by the Govt.
Horri Jimonis Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:40 AM
Do it right now without delaying, why you be a burden to the Parliament? Keep up your word Sir.
Kiris Baba Amaray Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:42 AM
Yes, this good for nothing man is a weight for SriLanka.
George Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:43 AM
The entire country? Hey leave me out of it. I am waiting for the day that all of you get out of the Govt.
J Palitha Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:44 AM
Yes, this man is a burden indeed. For sure, its a good news for the nation.
Desmond Jeromme Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:46 AM
He should resign today itself, we are waiting with crackers.
Bubble Banda Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:47 AM
Better he tender his resignation today.
Maya Thursday, 04 February 2016 02:33 PM
He and all his mates at the house are hoping against hope that the King will return to power for them to have merry. Pathetic, after losing two major election the King still thinks that he can win the local elections.
OMG Wednesday, 03 February 2016 04:02 PM
Great news, you and your gang can resign right away. Did you say entire country ready to come forward? correct ready to come forward to throw bankrupt politicians like you.
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