UNP parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera said those who were responsible for the Weliweriya killings must be punished so as to secure the goodwill of the security forces that was lost because of the Weliweriya controversy.
“Goodwill of the security forces was lost due to the actions of some officials of the security forces that are partial to the government. If we are to secure its goodwill, those responsible for the incident must be punished. If this was a responsible and democratic government, those responsible for the incident would have been arrested and court martialed. And those who ordered them to do so also must resign”, Mr. Samaraweera said.
He said an impartial investigation would not be carried out into the Weliweriya and Grandpass incidents as the names of those who gave orders would come to light.
Mr. Samaraweera said even though there was enough evidence about those who gave leadership in the Grandpass incident, they have not been asked to give even a statement.(Ajith Siriwardana & Yohan Perera)
Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 17 August 2013 08:09 AM
But who is going to punish the person who gave the orders to shoot? God ?
janmanjanmanj Saturday, 17 August 2013 03:17 AM
DOES ANY OF THE NAMES WHO GAVE ORDERS TO SHOOT THE PROTESTERS WILL COME TO KNOW
Jan Chandra Saturday, 17 August 2013 02:46 AM
Look who is talking. Weliveriya was instigated from Colombo. The Colombians, JVP and UNP want to get an Arab Spring as the Govt. cannot be defeated in polls. Open your eyes and see where Egypt is today because of the traitors like Mangala and Colombians.
Russel Friday, 16 August 2013 07:39 PM
First of all try to protect your party Goodwill sir,
Saman Friday, 16 August 2013 01:09 PM
Yeah, the day they kicked Velu's arse and killed him like a dog along with the dreams of the war hungry diaspora the majority of which are now on refugee visa's in Europe!
Renu Friday, 16 August 2013 11:22 AM
TOP PEOPLE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SENDING THE ARMY TO DISAPERSE THE CROWD WHICH IS A POLICE FUNCTION. THESE FELLOWS SHOULD BE DEALT WITH. COMMISSIONS ARE OF NO USE LET THE PROPER LAW OF THE LAND TAKE EFFECT WITHOUT INTERFERENCES FROM DXEFENCE MINISTRY
samson Kennedy Friday, 16 August 2013 10:54 AM
Weliweria incident is negligible when compared with killing over 40000 civilians. But killing even one is not tollarable.
ravi Friday, 16 August 2013 09:14 AM
Goodwill of the security forces was lost in 2009.
Grace Friday, 16 August 2013 10:01 AM
Shooting order was given by an unknown person in the miracle of Asia.
Bavana John Friday, 16 August 2013 10:00 AM
After war what we expect from Security forces are gone. Because they failed to maintain the their respect.
dias Friday, 16 August 2013 09:49 AM
Let him jump.
ANTON Friday, 16 August 2013 09:41 AM
YES, PUNISH ALL THE CORRUPT PC MEMBERS TO SECURE PARLIAMENTS GOODWILL.
Nodrog Friday, 16 August 2013 09:38 AM
In 2009 they eliminated the worst terrorist prabha (good riddance) and in Weliweriya they attacked unarmed villagers. Both times they acted under orders.
DHA Friday, 16 August 2013 09:35 AM
Look like another is awaiting a BIG leap.....
ruwan Friday, 16 August 2013 09:28 AM
for your information they have never lost their good will and killing prabhakaran and defeating ltte was needed
kondebendapucheena Friday, 16 August 2013 09:25 AM
Surprise you didn't go to Geneva to complain this time
Mutu Friday, 16 August 2013 09:17 AM
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