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Prior to the Homagama District Judge Sunil Abesinghe being taken out of the Cinnamon Gardens Police station this evening, goons  purported to be his supporters, threatened journalists present at the station and warned them against taking pictures of the suspect Judge.

One of the goons threatened a photographer stating that he would break the lens of the camera if he takes pictures of the suspect Judge.

The Bribery Commission vehicle in which the judge was transported was also escorted by the goons who followed and gave protection in luxury vehicles.(ISA)
 

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  • Hettiarachchi Thursday, 30 May 2013 03:23 PM

    An impartial judge would not have any supporters.

    Reader Thursday, 30 May 2013 03:46 PM

    "goons and luxury vehicles"
    Trying to remember a person who has the both !

    Fassey Friday, 31 May 2013 02:06 AM

    The judge would have helped the goons with favorable verdicts accepting bribe. They are helping in turn with gratitude. Can judge the status of the judge from this!!!!!! The business should seek police protection.

    Fassey Friday, 31 May 2013 02:54 AM

    Judge would have helped the goons favorably. Showing gratitude in return.

    Laminate Friday, 31 May 2013 04:37 AM

    This shows no one can seek justice here in Sri Lanka.

    gunasiri Friday, 31 May 2013 04:38 AM

    Goons means political support. May be we can expect to see him back on the bench soon.

    Minister Friday, 31 May 2013 06:35 AM

    Showing gratitude is a good virtue!

    Mouth agape Friday, 31 May 2013 07:05 AM

    More likely, he would have adversaries.

    Perumal Friday, 31 May 2013 08:29 AM

    How much will he have to pay for a verdict in his favour?

    PissuGootha Friday, 31 May 2013 08:34 AM

    Another " Boru " Drama to show the International Community that there is Law and Order. He will receive a Cheif Justice padon and Transfer to Supreme Court Judge Soon await and See.

    Patriot Friday, 31 May 2013 08:51 AM

    Obviously these thugs(goons0 can not be judge's supporters. They are real government supporters. This is another drama where a judge who supported the ex CJ is humiliated.

    Kalu Banda Friday, 31 May 2013 09:34 AM

    Either a Kudda or a politikka !

    CP Friday, 31 May 2013 10:39 AM

    This is a well orchestrated drama, other wise how can these goons move freely in a police station's premises and giving escorts etc.


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