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Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said the Hulftsdorp court complex in Colombo was in a dilapidated condition and that it had put the lives of thousands of innocent people in danger.

In a letter addressed to Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala, he said the Colombo Magistrate and District Court buildings were at the risk of collapsing thus putting the lives of thousands of people in jeopardy.

“It is of paramount importance to commence forthwith the construction of a new court complex. Relevant government authorities including the Justice Minister should be held responsible if the court complex collapses. It is a public matter that the Finance Ministry is not allocating funds for projects of national interest like this whereas it allocates billions of rupees for useless initiatives,” he said.

He urged the government not to await another catastrophe just like it did till the Kolonnawa garbage heap collapsed.

  Comments - 16

  • Hassanda Monday, 01 July 2019 09:33 PM

    Too much talk by this Dasa Y u did not do or present it to the Parliament when you were Justice in the same Govt

    Anmanpan Monday, 01 July 2019 09:37 PM

    I think this guy is also on his last legs. The result of excessive long jumping. Cheers!

    Rajkumar Nagarajah Monday, 01 July 2019 10:00 PM

    Has anybody experience the condition of the toilets located at the Colombo Magistrate Court where the traffic violation cases are taken up. I started to wonder how the lawyers and Judges work and make their money from there in that hell like condition.

    Bandu W Monday, 01 July 2019 10:15 PM

    Not a single person since 2015 has been convicted for crimes - does this not mean that justice itself has been collapsing. Even the country is at risk of collapsing with antics of VVIPs.

    TONY Monday, 01 July 2019 10:59 PM


    W.Katugampola Tuesday, 02 July 2019 12:25 AM

    What did you do about it when you were the justice minister in the past? you clever dick.

    Mahila Tuesday, 02 July 2019 02:09 AM

    So he has got a recent brief to attend court and identify this? Why didn't he do anything when he was Minister of Justice for 2 years of the 41/2 years, is the question; preparation for next election to parliament!

    Udaya Weerathunga Tuesday, 02 July 2019 05:14 AM

    WR is one of the biggest racists in SL as well as being a low life who gets sold to money

    Govinda Tuesday, 02 July 2019 05:35 AM

    Let this collapse so that all these liers and wasters go under earth for ever

    ravin Tuesday, 02 July 2019 06:42 AM

    Daydreaming? You know very well that Kolonnawa disaster had happen due to a negligence of many. What is your commission if court complex project go head?

    Anmanoan Tuesday, 02 July 2019 06:53 AM

    I think Dealdasa is on his last legs due to excessive long jumping. The top candidate for the political dustbin.

    Tilak Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:14 AM

    What did he do during his tenure as Justice Minister? This man is only good for finding faults of others....

    Dee Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:15 AM

    We suppose the 'useless initiatives' are what was implemented on July 1st

    jaliya Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:52 AM

    Yeah I agree with the fear induction tactics of this man and the comparison of judiciary to the garbage dump ..... truly that is the correct comparison.

    S Silva Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:08 AM

    You are becoming a joker

    Kumara Dharmarathne Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:20 AM

    Mr. Wijayadasa Rajapaksa,Why don't listen to your Boss and stop lying? Shame on you .

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