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While claiming that the Presidential Commission which probed the Easter Sunday attacks has not been able to uncover anything new, SJB MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said today that he had made his own report on the attack.

Speaking during the debate on the Presidential Commission which probed the Easter Sunday attacks in Parliament there is no difference between the Presidential Commission and the Parliamentary Select Committee.

“I made my own report on the Easter Sunday attacks disassociating myself from the Parliamentary select committee though I was a member of it and I table by own report in the House today,” he said.

“I cannot agree with the Presidential Commission’s decision to hold former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, as his post is merely an administration job. The Defence Secretary has no power to make decisions pertaining to military operations. Also I don’t blame the former IGP as they cannot carry out even security checks without the orders from the Defence Minister,” he added.

He said former President Maithripala Sirisena cannot deny that he was aware of the Easter Sunday attacks as DIG Nilantha Jayawardene has been contacting him frequently.

“The Presidential Commission has also said it believes that the former President had prior knowledge,” he said.

Also he said Zahran has been involved in extremist activities prior to 2015 and had been in the possession of T56 rifles.

“I cannot recall Zahran playing a role during the war against LTTE during that time though some claim that he was an informant during that time,” he also said. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 11

  • Roshan samarathunga Thursday, 11 March 2021 01:04 AM

    Same old story again and again we need to move on life is too short and learn from mistakes

    Lankan Thursday, 11 March 2021 07:25 AM

    hood-winking to spoil lankan future generation, even every time, we are learning to mistake again and again.

    Chris Thursday, 11 March 2021 03:11 AM

    Please stop playing politics and expose and help arrest the handlers of the handlers of the suicide cadres who worked with Sahran. Sad Failure SF

    Ralaharamy Thursday, 11 March 2021 06:43 AM

    So, two reports confirm that Maitripala Sirisena was aware of the whole plot. Now what? Guilty by association?

    Shahan Samarasinghe Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:45 AM

    Mythiripala Sirisena had frequent touch with DIG Nilantha , both reports reveals the fact. Hence, IGP has to take appropriate action against Sirisena.

    M. Palitha Perera [Ex- Army Officer] Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:48 AM

    Yes, Gen. Sarath Fonseka has a wide knowledge about the War Criminals. His report could be 100% accepted.

    Ebenezer Paul Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:53 AM

    Sir, please hand-over your report to Cardinal and sit and discuss with him for necessary action.

    Prof. P.M. Rajaguru Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:54 AM

    It is clear that Sirisena is responsible for this nasty act. He should be punished and kept behind bars.

    Ram Kumar Aravindan Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:01 AM

    Please publish your Report on Easter Sunday Attacks to all News Papers for the public to know.

    dickie bird Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:05 AM

    A failed Political idiots comes up with his Theory. Though I was a member of the PSC, "I disassociated myself from it". Fony, U want me to hoot or laugh from my exterior or posterior??? DO NOT PLAY POLITICS to destroy or sell the Country. This is a National issue. A Devil may be running the Country, unite to settle this issue instead of bickering. All of you in Yahapalanay new of an attack by 4th April. That includes U.

    Hari Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:42 AM

    no doubt it is a political game. It is time bring in fresh and young mind. I WILL VOTE FOR NEW FACE ON THE NEXT ELECTION.

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