Tue, 06 Dec 2022 Today's Paper

Eran’s complaint baseless: SLPP

8 November 2019 03:48 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The SLPP yesterday rejected the complaint made by State Minister Eran Wickramaratne based on a tweet that SLPP was planning a bomb attack in the coming week.

Issuing a letter to the Elections Commission Chairman, SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's spokesman MP Dullas Alahapperuma said it was unacceptable to make such allegations against the SLPP based on a Twitter message.

“We don't have to remind you Mr. Chairman, that the UNP resorted to violence to win elections in the past. State Minister Wickramaratne, who is a part of the government which neglected intelligence reports over the Easter Sunday attack, getting all worked up over a Twitter message in this way is astonishing and comical at the same time," MP Alahapperuma said.

Therefore, he said it was doubtful whether a conspiracy was being hatched to prevent a victory of Mr. Rajapaksa at the presidential election.

“People remember how President Ranasinghe Premadasa unleashed violence in 1988 to make way for his victory. We are uncertain whether this conspiracy is also such an attempt. We request Mr. Chairman's leadership in thwarting such efforts," he said.

He said terrorism should be defeated to preserve democracy. "We pledge our assistance yet again to your efforts in ensuring a healthy election," MP Alahapperuma said in the letter. (Lahiru Pothmulla)


Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

  Comments - 6

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka
  • Carl Y Friday, 08 November 2019 07:30 AM

    Who said Harin's father?

    Sarath Friday, 08 November 2019 08:51 AM

    It is clear that Easter Attacks were part of a plan to bring GR as the candidate. Shame!

    C.K.Lankaputhra Friday, 08 November 2019 09:22 AM

    A member of a group who unleashed racial violence, a member of a group which paid money to extrimists specially to Prabakaran to pevent tamil people voting, is talkng about their innocence.

    C.K.Lankaputhra Friday, 08 November 2019 09:22 AM

    A member of a group who unleashed racial violence, a member of a group which paid money to extrimists specially to Prabakaran to pevent tamil people voting, is talkng about their innocence.

    Sando Friday, 08 November 2019 10:51 AM

    They are now having severe loose motions resulting in verbal issues.

    Roman herod Friday, 08 November 2019 11:29 AM

    Sir, what are you talking about your candidate himself has a lot of violence against his account, so please refrain from pleading innocence....what about the behavior of SB..... thats a taste of the future.....


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




Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

Economy Decoded! Let’s talk about tax!

We explain the proposed new tax reforms in Sri Lanka and what it means

She said/He said

Much has been written and said in the last few days since the news was releas

POLICE ON TRIAL: Exercising Authority without Accountability

Although armed with the power of the State and empowered to use force against

Downfall and death of LTTE’s Mahathaya

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ceased to exist as a functioning