Government MP Arundika Fernando who dropped a bombshell in parliament stating that missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda was living in France, came up with more revelations today saying that the missing journalist was introduced to him by another media personnel Manjula Wediwardene in France recently.
Mr. Fernando who raised a privilege issue in Parliament today said Mr. Wediwardene introduced a bald headed man as Eknaligoda during his recent visit to France. He said this person slipped away without talking to him.
He said Eknaligoda had been among those who had come to sabotage a pro Sri Lankan protest in Geneva recently. Mr Fernando said Eknaligoda had come with journalist Sunanda Deshapriya who had turned up wearing a turban.
“ Such persons who had gone against their motherland should be brought back to Sri Lanka in the same way they fled the country even if they are being held there by certain organizations or individuals,” he said adding that intelligence units is currently working on it within a legal framework.
Mr. Fernando who hit out at Eknaligoda’s wife Sandya Eknaligoda said she had made a statement blaming the government for her husband’s disappearance. He said Ms. Eknaligoda should have met him to find out more information if she really loved her husband. “It is a shame on her to become a cat’s paw of certain people and issue various statements,” Mr. Fernando said.
He also said Ms. Eknaligoda had made it clear that she was aware of her husband’s whereabouts from the way she behaved. Mr. Fernando therefore said she had acted in an unpatriotic manner.
So now he says he has seen a bald headed man who was introduced as Eknaligoda. He now sounds not too sure. This man has to be grilled by the opposition and the International community for making false statements. The coverup word is "Patriot".
Porky Pig Friday, 07 June 2013 04:07 PM
Anyone can introduce anybody are Prageeth. Does that mean it was Prageeth Eknaligoda This is all because there is no accountability is what you do or say in Sri Lanka. Looks like is backtracking from accountability.
ahamed Friday, 07 June 2013 04:17 PM
May be due to the divert the subject currently issues in sri lanka
FLIPPER Friday, 07 June 2013 04:28 PM
ok nice story, brace yo self people , prices gonna go up!
Inium Friday, 07 June 2013 05:50 PM
Manjula Wediwardene is already denied this on BBC. The MP thinks all sri lankan are fools? May be he is correct as we used to be like that in most of the cases.
Apuhamy Friday, 07 June 2013 06:45 PM
What he is telling can be true!!
udaya Saturday, 08 June 2013 06:35 AM
Why all you are with Ekneligoda? What are you know about him?
ARUNA PERERA Saturday, 08 June 2013 06:37 AM
THIS IS DENIED BY WEDIWARDANA........ARUNDAKA NOW YOU HAVE TO FIND A PLACE TO HIDE,AT LEAST BEHIND THE PARLIMENT PREVILEGE.
Fusion Saturday, 08 June 2013 07:08 AM
Could be true, but why on earth did this "Manjula Wediwardene" introduce Prageeth Eknaligoda to a GoSL MP in the 1st place?
Jim kuru Saturday, 08 June 2013 08:36 AM
Mp Arundika should go to Angoda Mental Hospital to get his head examine. Shame on him .he is the biggest Lier in the parliment.
bunty Saturday, 08 June 2013 09:05 AM
There, is some credible news that he is living in Sweden or Switzerland. And may be he has come to visit France. Anyway if Sri Lanka government make a formal demand through foreign ministry from the those governments saying that need to know really about him as he is claimed as killed in sri Lanka.I think our government will get the answer.It is also said that he is calling to his wife through Skype not through phones.
doratupala Saturday, 08 June 2013 09:03 AM
Just when somebody shows somebody, saying he is so and so...our learned MP's are trusting them and comes and announce that so and so is living in France.
He should have adopted a better course of action to see whether it was actually Eknaligoda living there and then make the announcement.
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