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News Editor of Lanka e News website Bennet Rupasinghe was arrested by the Wellampitiya police when he was asked to come and give a statement with the police for allegedly threatening a brother of one of the suspects who is in custody over the arson attack on their office in Malabe.

The lawyer representing Mr. Rupasinghe said that he was arrested a short while ago and is to be taken to the Kaduwela Magistrate where he is to be produced in courts. (SD) Pics by Pradeep Dilrukshana





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  • MagodisThuma Thursday, 31 March 2011 09:45 AM

    5Star Media Freedom !.

    Protest 1st Friday, 01 April 2011 05:46 AM

    Yes I am

    Yehiya-Doha Thursday, 31 March 2011 10:32 AM

    Should not arrest the media person,but some stories are baseless in enews. Media must fair to all.

    Wara Friday, 01 April 2011 05:54 AM

    How about JR uncle's period ??

    Ryan Friday, 01 April 2011 06:55 AM

    POLICE ALREADY GOT THE DETAILS

    Sarath Friday, 01 April 2011 12:57 AM

    Shame on the government. Why is it so scared of the independent media?

    Cobra Friday, 01 April 2011 07:12 AM

    "They only need a small excuse to put us all away......" Judas(In Jesus Christ Superstar)

    Pabilis Friday, 01 April 2011 01:18 AM

    This would be the darkest period of our judiciary system..,

    Chamara Friday, 01 April 2011 01:23 AM

    LankaeNews fire was arranged and contracted by internally to blame the government and collect funds from the foreign media freedom organizations.

    #Arrest 1st Friday, 01 April 2011 02:07 AM

    Well, should they not arrest all the govt personnel for the same crime of threatening people?Do you hate it whenever people protest or dislike anything the govt does

    Brenan Friday, 01 April 2011 02:14 AM

    Well said...

    Brenan Friday, 01 April 2011 02:26 AM

    CHamara, gt over it... it wasnt like that..dont try to make the gov look good. Just dont talk silly just because you can type.. people all know the real stories that gov is screwinig us left and right..so beat it..

    citizen1 Friday, 01 April 2011 02:54 AM

    Obviously they are trying to dismantle and tear apart the news agency. The gloves have come off!

    Protest 1st Thursday, 31 March 2011 08:16 AM

    Now they will say there is no media freedom human rights in SL and then organize a picket in Lipton circle and build a huge traffic jam.. ooohh our petrol...

    harshini Thursday, 31 March 2011 08:27 AM

    Miracle of Asia!

    Nihal Friday, 01 April 2011 03:09 AM

    Do you get true,fair news in the state media? have you ever heard any arrest from those media personnel?

    haren Thursday, 31 March 2011 09:15 AM

    What a miracle justice system!
    The victims get arrested while the real culprits are out and about..

    sltk2004 Friday, 01 April 2011 04:00 AM

    If you have details why don't you give that information to the police? Then this can be solved quickly.

    citizen1 Friday, 01 April 2011 04:32 AM

    This attack on press freedom is a traumatic experiece for all. Can never get used to it no matter how often it is repeated.

    Yehiya-Doha Friday, 01 April 2011 12:53 PM

    I am not talking state media. That is bankrupt long time ago.


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