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Out going police Chief Mahinda Balasuriya today said that incidents similar to the Katunayake FTZ clash should never take place and that he was not satisfied with how the police reacted. (SD)

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  • sadhu Friday, 17 June 2011 09:22 PM

    don`t talk much about this incident, otherwise you will end in jail like general fonseka!!

    Tissamaharama Friday, 17 June 2011 12:51 PM

    This is all the result politicizing the police force in which process you too played a critical role. You cannot escape liability just by retiring. It is still not too late for you to come out clean by disclosing as to who gave orders to fire at the Katunayake demonstartors.

    Motta Kossah Friday, 17 June 2011 09:27 PM

    So if you are not satisfied how the police reacted, then you are responsible for their actions.....Then you deserve to be sacked and not just resign ...By this statement, you are admitting that you have an incompetent police force under you...

    Independent Observer Friday, 17 June 2011 12:52 PM

    Anney baba denda aherune ?

    Prof Wickramatillake Friday, 17 June 2011 01:10 PM

    Poor man might end up in jail too....

    Ram Friday, 17 June 2011 09:42 PM

    Talk to protect the government and the person/s who gave directions to shoot. You will be rewarded soon.
    Ram

    SWRD Friday, 17 June 2011 10:44 PM

    OMG.. IF A SINGALESE DEAD HOW HE REACT, WHAT ABOUT ALLL TAMILS KILLED BY POLICE?????

    Diplomat Friday, 17 June 2011 11:04 PM

    Any foriegn postings lined up for you Dr. Sir?

    Bumba Friday, 17 June 2011 11:06 PM

    That includes YOU!!

    gregory Friday, 17 June 2011 11:54 PM

    Political power in our land is almighty. JR created and MR modified. You have to accept it.

    Guru Saturday, 18 June 2011 12:23 AM

    That's why you got kicked out.

    THE LION Friday, 17 June 2011 01:50 PM

    ANYWAY BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR RETIREMENT

    Yehiya- Doha Saturday, 18 June 2011 01:57 AM

    But you have to resign when the SSP Jawardena matter.

    Dushantha Saturday, 18 June 2011 03:10 AM

    How long you were in the Police department Sir ? By the way what you are referring to, does that include killing people on the road due to VIP vehicle squads reckless driving. Hm Hm ?

    Xman Saturday, 18 June 2011 03:17 AM

    Ganjai...

    V Saturday, 18 June 2011 03:34 AM

    it was your responsibility to make the police more disciplined.During your time you recruited lot of people who were supporters from politicians and now you are tell you are not satisfied. I was participated to ASP interview , even I was a son of a police officer , I failed because I was not a member of x organisation.
    If you really not satisfied come take your position and .do things in right way

    SB Saturday, 18 June 2011 03:45 AM

    When Police men are taken in they must be properly trained and continuously retained and brought up to date on the new laws. For example the traffic police don;t seem to know the laws though they are on duty at every junction pedestrian crossing ,traffic lights ect .people & motorist break the law as if these fellows are not there! When I am on the road I see one in every three vehicle driver using his phone and these dummys dont see it even though while dirving I see it. This shows that these officers do not know the law.Dr. Balasooriya should have done some thing about this situation saying he is not satisfied shows the stupidity of the man who held the position of IGP of Sri Lanka !

    mwta Saturday, 18 June 2011 03:46 AM

    Obviously. The way he acted as the IGP, how can he expect the junior ranks to act impartially?

    He was the worst IGP that Sri Lanka has ever produced.

    bis Saturday, 18 June 2011 04:03 AM

    this is the SL democracy. Every one like puppet......

    ag Friday, 17 June 2011 04:36 PM

    We thought u retired before?

    Bumba Friday, 17 June 2011 04:54 PM

    So when will you get your diplomatic appointment?

    bash Saturday, 18 June 2011 04:33 AM

    Fish rots from the head downwards, you are fully responsible for that unfortunate and negligent incident

    Linda Friday, 17 June 2011 05:01 PM

    should have said so while IGP

    Ralahamy Saturday, 18 June 2011 11:46 PM

    Why say now?. Useless no?.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 18 June 2011 04:51 AM

    The Police reacted that way when unfortunately you were the IGP. Do you mean to say, that there were others on top of you who gave direct orders to the cops to shoot, and if that is the case you owe a duty to the public who paid your salary, to come out with the truth even at this late stage.

    Oyage sudu kella Friday, 17 June 2011 11:26 AM

    Well said, Sir.

    Cynic Friday, 17 June 2011 11:32 AM

    Baba talk.

    Huxley Friday, 17 June 2011 11:29 AM

    You should have tought them how to react. You can not escape by retire.

    Citizen Saturday, 18 June 2011 05:27 AM

    This is a funny situation! This man had an official retirement ceremony yesterday. How can it be when he had officially RESIGNED his post taking responsibility for the irresponsible and disreputable action of the Police @ Katunayake, UNLESS all this CONFIRMS the drama that was enacted!!! Yes, all this can only happen in this "MIRACLE OF ASIA"!

    I Hussein Friday, 17 June 2011 11:45 AM

    Kella, You should say something like, 'ane ennako poddak wadaaganna'
    He is totally responsible for what happened. Who cares if he satisfied or not, no one is satisfied with him.

    C.K.Lankaputhra Friday, 17 June 2011 11:54 AM

    Talk of a baba.who thinks he can fool the police and Sri Lankans..

    R. P Perera Friday, 17 June 2011 12:00 PM

    He has failed to manage the Police Force properly and this is an admission o his failure

    thalaya Friday, 17 June 2011 06:31 PM

    No IGP will ever be able to discharge their duties properly because of the lack of an independent police commission. Police force is corrupt from the top down because of political interference. It is endemic and I see no reason to be optimistic. Balasuriya was just elevated to that post to fill a vacancy.

    akash Friday, 17 June 2011 12:05 PM

    mmmmmm

    modaya Friday, 17 June 2011 12:12 PM

    it took him 30 years to realise SL Police is actualy Hora police

    LIMA Friday, 17 June 2011 12:11 PM

    well said , then why u put on ur uniform and enjoyed from our pay , you all ride on our back and now say not satisfied after spending 40 yrs and getting salary and enjoying all benefits even our children has not enjoyed but , we paid the taxes on time , now u say not satisfied , highest joke of this uniformed actor. now who is going to dig in to the past of this guys crime records and waste of public funds , appoint a commitee to find out

    citizen1 Friday, 17 June 2011 12:12 PM

    Looking for a spot in the political arena.....taking to public speaking??

    Titta Saturday, 18 June 2011 11:22 AM

    if top is good bottom always disciplined.

    Rosh Friday, 17 June 2011 12:37 PM

    Onna mame Kella Panepi

    Omani Sunday, 19 June 2011 06:02 AM

    Include the Super Luxery BMW also in the list of wastes!!!!!!!!


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