Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that they would keep a closer watch, how the newly appointed Justice Minister Thalatha Atukorale worked on her new office.
After attending a religious event at the Sri Venkateshwara Hindu Temple in Modara on Saturday evening, Mr. Rajapaksa told the media that former Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was removed from the office claiming he neglected his responsibilities.
“Former Minister of Justice was removed stating that he did not take legal court action against the Rajapaksa family. They said that the Minister did not carry his duties properly and influenced the court or the Attorney General’s Department,” Mr. Rajapaksa said.
He said Minister Atukorale would have to carry out the job, which Mr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe failed into do.
He said he would monitor Mrs. Atukorale as to how she would function and complete the job in which Mr. Wijeyadasa failed. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)
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ceylon Sunday, 27 August 2017 05:35 PM
if she do the job you will be in jail within 3 months. via DM Android App
johan Monday, 28 August 2017 08:43 AM
She will do the job but the problem is , we have to watch and see what are the instructions going out to her from temple trees
Tikiri Sunday, 27 August 2017 05:36 PM
Now the UNP can work behind the scene
Dennis Reeves Monday, 28 August 2017 08:27 AM
After WR's wicket, it is easy for UNP to win the match easily.
Peter Silva Monday, 28 August 2017 08:33 AM
Cannot play games with Ranil, poor fellow Mahinda is just a rotten peanut.
Anthony Pillai Sunday, 27 August 2017 05:41 PM
There's only one word that makes yahapalana govt tremble and shiver. That is Election.
Desmond Jeromme Monday, 28 August 2017 08:31 AM
Anyway, Yahapalanaya will survive for another 10-20 years.
AjithZ Sunday, 27 August 2017 05:42 PM
Better to keep a closer watch on self and your gang since ball might start rolling now.
Jude Perera Monday, 28 August 2017 08:28 AM
He has to have close watch on himself, anytime any wicket can fall.
brainmaster Sunday, 27 August 2017 06:36 PM
Yes of course you have to monitor her....to be prepared. via DM Android App
johan Sunday, 27 August 2017 07:12 PM
Don't worry Talatha also will have close watch on you and your family members
ceylon Sunday, 27 August 2017 07:36 PM
people have to.keep on close watch on you. via DM Android App
Dhammika Sunday, 27 August 2017 08:24 PM
who is keping a closer watch on you and your family ? .
Lalindra Sunday, 27 August 2017 08:44 PM
Perhaps you would be happy if the judiciary is manipulated from Temple Trees as you did during your tenure?
DJ Sunday, 27 August 2017 09:27 PM
Very right, if she does her job well you can monitor it in courts when you appear for the cases that were filed 2 years ago and then see justice work
Sambo Sunday, 27 August 2017 09:46 PM
Why has he got exited all of a sudden. Do you see what I see? Is the writing on the wall for MR and family.
Bubble Banda Monday, 28 August 2017 08:22 AM
He is worried too much about all his family members facing court cases for looting the public money.
Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Monday, 28 August 2017 08:24 AM
He knows his wife, Namal , Basil and Gotta will be trapped and jailed soon.
kondaya77 Sunday, 27 August 2017 10:02 PM
Poor M.R..He will say and do anything to return to power and plunder the country again. With Ranil it is possible.
ranmala Sunday, 27 August 2017 10:12 PM
Will be million times better than your justice minister. No one will listen to your two cents worth advice.
Kiris Baba Amaray Monday, 28 August 2017 08:20 AM
Very true, those days MR kept all the ministers under his claws like slaves, but now the ministers allowed freely to run the show.
sg Monday, 28 August 2017 12:11 AM
Keep law and order well..and keep it up rule of law up.
TONY Monday, 28 August 2017 12:57 AM
PEOPLE OBSERVE THAT YOU ARE STILL GREEDY FOR POWER EVEN THOUGH THE PEOPLE HAVE SENT YOU HOME. WHY DONT YOU GET HOME AND MYOB
Allan Monday, 28 August 2017 02:31 AM
Wijedasa is a disgrace and suits you well as both are liars who only confuse and mislead for your gain.He had only to set the wheels in motion to test cases so that you an honest man and family will be able to clear your name.Tell us how you and your sons became billionaires.Hope Talatha will provide that opportunity to you
Ranjan Fernando Monday, 28 August 2017 03:09 AM
This is the biggest joke. For him to watch over the minister of justice. All what he has to do now is to keep looking over his shoulder.
Mevan Monday, 28 August 2017 04:47 AM
This crook still thinks that he can manipulate people's thinking.
direStraits Monday, 28 August 2017 05:22 AM
baya wela wage!
lion Monday, 28 August 2017 05:26 AM
those who voted for this government against you counting days to see you and your family spending days at Walikada
Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 28 August 2017 05:47 AM
In the same way, Thalatha will be keeping a close eye on you and your family members. So, get ready: it's payback time.
Suren Monday, 28 August 2017 05:49 AM
Is the Judiciary up to it, Doubt very much what's stopping MR using his ill gotten wealth to buy them over
DSJ Monday, 28 August 2017 06:38 AM
Have you just got up from sleep. You are not the President any more to monitor ministers. Ha ha ha
Citizen Perera Monday, 28 August 2017 07:41 AM
You are a MP for Kurunegala district...but hardly we see you in Parliamant...you make all statement in out side...in religious places..etc That is an unethical act Hon. MP...
BLACK SHEEP Monday, 28 August 2017 07:57 AM
HES WORRIED ABOUT THE WOLF THAT WAS CAUGHT AMONG THE SHEEP. via DM Android App
M.O,a.careem Monday, 28 August 2017 08:03 AM
retired Mr.ex.president - more talk - more fingers will get burnt
Lion Viswanathan Monday, 28 August 2017 08:15 AM
Mahinda you are a defeated king and just a ordinary MP, who are you peanut to watch over Hon. Justice Minister Thalatha.
S.T.M. Jabeer (Attorney-at-Law) Monday, 28 August 2017 08:17 AM
MR you can watch Thalatha, how she will trap your family members and all your thieves in the JO.
D.E.M.O.Crazy Monday, 28 August 2017 08:26 AM
Good. Check whether she is going to impeach the Chief Justice.
Ravi Monday, 28 August 2017 08:32 AM
We know now there is no one to safeguard you and your siblings. Hope to see you soon in walikada.
Ranjith Samarasekera Monday, 28 August 2017 08:35 AM
Hay Mahinda, Thalatha is not a easy lady - she is an iron lady not like (madam) Wijedasa Rajapakshe.
marmaduke Monday, 28 August 2017 08:35 AM
Should have found a way to make Shiranthi Minister of Justice?!!
Kottawa Amarakeethi Thero Monday, 28 August 2017 08:37 AM
Sir, you paid WR (2.5 million) to cover the cases against your family members, finally what happened. People who committed sins will have to reap the harvest, no mercy.
P.T. Somasiri (Astrologer) Monday, 28 August 2017 08:47 AM
For sure, your whole family will be trapped by Thalatha
Ronnie Bugger Monday, 28 August 2017 09:50 AM
The new Justice minister is no 'push over'. So if MR is going to watch her carefully he better be double alert because he might feel the heat before long.
clifford Monday, 28 August 2017 02:56 PM
After so many days or may be years he realized that there are Tamil citizens and Kovils exist in our country. MR will never get any votes from either Tamil or Muslim community in the future elections since we all remember of how these two communities were treated during his regime.
vt Monday, 28 August 2017 03:02 PM
This guy is having day dreams .!!
perera Monday, 28 August 2017 03:12 PM
Keep on watching on her. She will do the Job and you all will end up in the Jail. I dont think she will carry out your orders like Wijedasa did during last 2 1/2 Years.
Lanka Monday, 28 August 2017 03:15 PM
MR suffering from Dementia he thinks he is still the President. Who cares keep on watching.
ananda Monday, 28 August 2017 03:16 PM
Yes better you have a close watch on her as you too may be rounded up for mega frauds you have committed. via DM Android App
Sharon Monday, 28 August 2017 03:32 PM
There will be no difference between WR and TA...
Pot Shot Monday, 28 August 2017 03:34 PM
You keep an eye on Thalatha while we all keep in eye on you.MR the joker
karthik Monday, 28 August 2017 04:43 PM
I think she is going to have a closer look at the all the pending files at AG office.
karthik Monday, 28 August 2017 06:04 PM
it seems to be that you are excited and worried over your family members,
PEOPLE WHO WATCH Monday, 28 August 2017 06:27 PM
“Let’s accept it that dead people are in position for relaxing and watching.” ― Deyth Banger
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