Mannar Magistrate A. Judsaan lodged a complaint with the Mannar police this evening against Minister Rishard Bathiudeen for allegedly threatening him over the phone regarding a court order he had given and also over the attack on the Mannar Court, police said. (Supun Dias)
minister has no alternatives to get the muslim fishermen their land. we criticize the politicians who work for the minority but leave the religious thugs who brainwash ,force the government & the public to behave in a way that disturbs the lives
chamila Friday, 20 July 2012 07:11 PM
This is call what the Rahapaksha style.
abdulla Saturday, 21 July 2012 06:25 AM
Having two third power ,why cant MR take action against corrupt thuggery Ministers. Is he approving all actions of his thug ministers.
Jacoob Friday, 20 July 2012 08:05 PM
Fruit is rapidly ripening.. people await the harvest very soon...
bandara Saturday, 21 July 2012 06:44 AM
because the 2/3 majority comes from such thugs support
Ram Perera Friday, 20 July 2012 09:47 PM
If the complaint was against a civilian by now the person will be behind bars. IGP what are you doing? You don't need any permission to arrest a politician for a crime. Please do your job Ram
EM Friday, 20 July 2012 09:54 PM
These people do some business!!! one has gone to Singapore, The other one still counting his days, This fellow will have the same fate. This is Sri Lanka! mark my word
peeda mossa Saturday, 21 July 2012 04:56 PM
According to Navin Dissanayake, these are the Ministers who should be paid a million dollar salary to curb corruption.
Political Illiterate Friday, 20 July 2012 11:18 PM
Contempt to the rule of Law. Meya Kawde? Monawade Keranne?
Monaragala Marthelis Saturday, 21 July 2012 12:03 AM
Excuse the politicians they are under so much stress serving the Sri Lankans and building Sri Lanka
Haleem Deen Saturday, 21 July 2012 12:54 AM
What else can you expect from these goon ministers appointed by MR. Their philosophy is "My way or Highway". This guy should be sacked. However MR will promote him in keeping with his traditional way.
Cobra Saturday, 21 July 2012 01:51 AM
A couple of minister thugs are dragging MR and his govt. down. With a 2/3 rd majority in Parliament I cannot understand why he makes excuses for them without just kicking them out unless he thinks that the can get something out of even he camp stray dogs for his lust for power!
CitizenY Saturday, 21 July 2012 08:55 AM
Yet another case of political interference that will result in no result. Have any ministers of the ruling party been imprisoned for there illegal actions ?
Nodrog Saturday, 21 July 2012 03:04 AM
Its good that these things are happening and MR doing nothing about it because then the little popularity he has left will fade away sooner and the people will rise to reclaim their rights
nicky karunarathna Saturday, 21 July 2012 03:29 AM
Sack the minister immediately and then have a inquiary. And it is governement duty to ask the minister to apologize to magistrate. Whatever the good things governement is doing, they must keep the decorum and discipline in the country which is parmount and the cardinal principle. And also show that nobody is above the law!
Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 21 July 2012 03:19 AM
A good one, now we should wait and see the outcome as to how the President is going to solve this issue. Predictably, the offending Minister might get a promotion or an appointment to an overseas posting, just like the disciplinary actions taken against other culprits in the government.
shan Sunday, 22 July 2012 06:27 AM
jOHNEY THIS IS A TRUE INCIDENT
Roshan Saturday, 21 July 2012 04:04 AM
Political Arrogance and hooliganism gone right into judiciary threatening democratic society. Is this part of 'Mahinda Chinthanaya' ? President should take immediate action to prove his commitment to maintain law and order.
Manik Saturday, 21 July 2012 04:41 AM
Will the judge be abducted by a white van?
johneY Saturday, 21 July 2012 01:15 PM
This issue handling by foreign Tamil Tiger supporters, make our mother land bad image in the International Community
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