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A group of disabled soldiers protest in Colombo today, demanding the release of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka. The former Army chief is currently in jail serving a 30-month sentence for adopting wrong procedure in military procurement during the time he headed the Army's tender board. Pics by Kushan Pathiraja VIDEO




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  • sads Monday, 08 November 2010 02:50 PM

    GREAT PEOPLE WITH GREAT QUALITY. NOT LIKE OTHERS WHO GREEDY FOR THEIR STOMACH.

    AH Monday, 08 November 2010 02:53 PM

    Every one respected him before he was entering into politics. He him self lost it. This is what is called "fate".

    Commando Diyasena Monday, 08 November 2010 03:08 PM

    ONLY THE SOLDIERS WHO WERE AT THE FOREFRONT OF FIGHTING KNOW WHO THEIR REAL COMMANDER IS. A SALUTE TO ALL THOSE SOLDIERS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIMBS AND LIVES!

    Sharma Monday, 08 November 2010 04:03 PM

    Why are you hiding behind '7 r's to tell this?

    Priyantha Monday, 08 November 2010 04:06 PM

    un-sung hero.. ..Our times Hero ..... GOD Bless YOU

    Ranjith Monday, 08 November 2010 04:17 PM

    We can count the numbers.

    podi wije Monday, 08 November 2010 04:41 PM

    Yes great people with great qualities.......but his greediness for power has ended him up in jail!!!

    Capsule Monday, 08 November 2010 06:07 PM

    What ever said and done....He's undoubtedly a Hero...

    babu Monday, 08 November 2010 06:18 PM

    An officer & a then a greedy traitor

    lanka puta Monday, 08 November 2010 09:11 PM

    waste of time . this will not work . SF should ask forgiveness from the grate KING .
    AND LEAVE POLITICS FOR GOOD

    Amara Monday, 08 November 2010 11:11 PM

    Look at yourself in a mirror to see an ungrateful person

    victoria Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:30 AM

    It is not fate, it is all because he contested the Presidential Election ? and the support he received from the people of Sri Lanka ??

    victoria Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:37 AM

    OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE -

    Hemantha Pandula Rat Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:46 AM

    He is a greedy officer.Not satisfied with anything.Finally he
    against with a person who help lot.

    wije dias Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:49 AM

    Dont worry General ,U will only be released at the correct time only if u follow the proceedure stated in the law of the Land,How EVER u have not still understood your real enemies.This is a big loss for the country

    raymond Tuesday, 09 November 2010 02:01 AM

    I agree that General Sarath Fonseka, MP is an officer and a gentleman, but what will be the fate of the disabled soldiers pictured above? Remains to be seen!!

    kasun Friday, 26 November 2010 04:53 PM

    no one,can"t berry your lion sound down,you are the our hero.

    willows Tuesday, 09 November 2010 03:17 AM

    These are the real heroes, who knows the real value of the GSF, unlikely those are in the AC comfort and no nothing about these real heroe's values

    Boom Monday, 08 November 2010 01:04 PM

    General Sarath Fonseka, the ultimate war hero. We salute you, sir!

    Mylanka Monday, 08 November 2010 01:08 PM

    anne... sad !!!

    Gunasena Monday, 08 November 2010 01:21 PM

    Is it wrong procedures or breach of ethics? What they say is it is wrong to submit tenders when he is the chairman of tender board.Compare the other crimes comitted by big people & went unnoticed

    Yehiya-Doha Monday, 08 November 2010 01:34 PM

    He is hero. What he say he done.

    Dingimahattaya Monday, 08 November 2010 01:34 PM

    We salute our Heros
    Dingi-USA

    sankissa Tuesday, 09 November 2010 09:17 AM

    He is real hero in the world

    Nina Kamal Monday, 08 November 2010 01:50 PM

    No matter what....... U are our crowned HERO.... while the uncrowned hero help themselves to the crown!!!!

    Game Kolla Monday, 08 November 2010 01:52 PM

    He is an Officer and Gentleman.

    rrrrrrr Monday, 08 November 2010 02:12 PM

    Can these so called war heroes tell me whether they are getting their pension from SF's dollars

    Ungrateful people


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