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Searching Welgama’s garden for bulletproof vehicles immature: President

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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday told the Lankadeepa that searching UPFA MP Kumar Welgama’s garden for illegally keeping bulletproof vehicles was an immature act.

The President said the government was inconvenienced due to such immature acts.

“Whatever people say, I should say that it is an immature act,” he said.

President Sirisena said if police received information about keeping government vehicles illegally, there were ample methods and technical apparatus to search for them without engaging in immature acts.

He said such technical apparatus were available at the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau.

The President said he was not aware if it was done by the CID or the FCID and added that whoever did it, police came to disrepute for doing so.

He said what would happen at the end is people would just laugh at such acts.(Ajantha Kumara Agalakada)

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  • Lankan007 Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:22 AM

    I think babies are ruling the country

    Kadmin Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:27 AM

    I think the president is immature to jump on every incident.

    Concerned Citizen Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:33 AM

    It is an immature act.And its high time the President steps in and sets his tone. Yea we want independent investigations. But these are silly. Searching for bullet proof vehicles at his residence.

    kaboos Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:34 AM

    Police have powers to check anybody with courts permission.

    ANTON Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:56 AM

    AMMAPA MEHEMATH NAA GANILLAK..........

    De Silva Thursday, 20 October 2016 12:26 PM

    Subject Minister should resign over this type of foolish acts

    Reader Thursday, 20 October 2016 12:58 PM

    Yes. But use a more inteligent method.

    Voter Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:03 PM

    President is the Head of Government and if things are on wrong track then he should call up PM, Minister, Head of Police and teach them.

    sidath wijeratne Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:36 PM

    Why president is interfering with court orders it is contempt of court or is he trying to get points from welgama

    Lontha Poos Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:38 PM

    Are you the President or am I the President?

    jolly bird Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:50 PM

    If wait till it gets matured the culprit will never be caught . via DM Android App

    Asoka Thursday, 20 October 2016 01:52 PM

    before searching for bullet proof cars...please check how this walgama guy bought 400 acre land...!!

    Ciizen Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:03 PM

    lmmature president makes immature statements.

    vithura Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:21 PM

    Why is the President commenting on operational matters of an agency, that should be the concern of the responsible minister of his cabinet. By getting involved in such non-strategic matters, not only is he demeaning the office of the President, but also risks being accused of partisanship.

    Valan Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:26 PM

    If there is a court case against Mr Welgama, the judge might ask the police whether they checked his residence and if not, the case might be dismissed. I am not legal expert but a possibility. I think the president is beginning to put his party before the country!

    DillonDP Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:27 PM

    Biggest Baby is Mithri,,, where he claims to no knowledge of anything????

    SF Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:32 PM

    President ordered Police to fire every vehicle in Mathugama area to identify whether they are bulletproof or not.

    Lion Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:34 PM

    position and status of presidency erodes rapidly the way the president is behaving.

    ali Thursday, 20 October 2016 03:01 PM

    The President doesn't interfere, but only comments on shortcomings of authorities as an average citizen -A very good example to show how effective "Good Governance" is.

    INVESTIGATION Thursday, 20 October 2016 03:23 PM

    Investigation neccesiates to "Leave no stone unturned." --Euripides

    Yeti Friday, 21 October 2016 08:19 AM

    Like asking the minister if he had any illegal bullet proof vehicles stashed away in his vast estate?????

    Yeti Friday, 21 October 2016 08:21 AM

    If he did have any such vehicles where would he hide them, in his garage???

    JKH Thursday, 20 October 2016 03:57 PM

    The President is starting to interfere with the supposedly independent commissions... It's not a good sign for the country!

    dhanu Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:27 PM

    here go again! Remarks 2, another lullaby for JO from president.

    ajantha Friday, 21 October 2016 08:33 AM

    People do not trust you anymore. If it is immature as the head of state you stop it. You have become a joker and headless of state. So pathetic

    Dee Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:33 PM

    Yes. Now we see lots of immaturity.

    Ruwi Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:35 PM

    I think this is a deliberate and well planned statement to derail the JO. If JO agrees with what MY3 says on this issue that means JO is happy about the leniency of MY3 and FCID. If JO disagrees that means JO wants crooks on their side to be taken to task and there are many crooks. FCID is doing a GREAT JOB.

    Goring Aiya Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:41 PM

    The entire Yahapalanaya is immature.

    Lankan Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:42 PM

    Why did the President not use these available equipment as soon as he won the election to find the Lamborghini vehicles that he said the Rajapakse's owned?

    TRUE MAN Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:43 PM

    HES TRYING TO MAKE THE BLACK CROW WHITE. via DM Android App

    John Friday, 21 October 2016 08:51 AM

    ..instead of first going public?!

    Lankan Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:49 PM

    Why did the President not use these equipment to locate the Lamborghini that Rajapakse's owned when he was elected the President?

    gamaati Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:51 PM

    This is a message to police not to interfere with privileged politicians.

    Rasheed Friday, 21 October 2016 09:03 AM

    Yes, he is trying to become like MR

    Balata Thursday, 20 October 2016 04:55 PM

    Yes. It was a 400 acre estate! So a good place to search

    surasena Friday, 21 October 2016 10:09 AM

    Just do a "Magnetic Survey"


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