Tue, 07 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Contents of letters had nothing defamatory: Kiriella

4 May 2019 12:04 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Referring to the arrest of three suspects attached to the Public Enterprise Development Ministry with 600 letters at the Central Mail Exchange (CME) in Pettah on Thursday,  Minister Lakshman Kiriella said as far as he was aware the letters did not contain any racist ideologies or defamatory remarks against anyone or anti-government propaganda. 

 

Issuing a statement, he said the contents of those letters was based on whether the responsible authorities had alerted the intelligence services on Easter Sunday’s terror attacks.   


“Since April 21, I have been away from the Ministry of Public Enterprises located at the World Trade Centre because of security concerns but however, I paid attention to those letters when relevant information was received,” the minister said. “Officials of my media unit had prepared these letters to be sent to the relevant bodies on their failure to alert intelligence services on the recent terror attacks. However, the letters contained nothing of defamatory or racist.”   He requested the police to release the letters to the media just as they revealed the identity of those arrested.     

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment





A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter