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SLMC Leader Rauff Hakeem and ACMC Leader Rishad Bathiudeen have been associated with the Easter Sunday attackers, Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told Parliament yesterday.

Minister Aluthgamage said both Mr. Hakeeem and Mr. Bathiudeen visited those who were wounded in some incidents which took place prior to the Easter Sunday attacks.

“Mr. Hakeem went to hospital to visit a member of Zahran’s group who was injured in an attack. Even Bathiudeen visited a person who was injured in an attack. Asath Sally got those who were arrested for the attack on the Mawanella Buddha statue, released. These are all allies of SJB,” he said.

“SLMC leader had a electoral pact with Zahran in 2015,” he also said. Meanwhile State Minister Arundika Fernando said Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith should be patient until the Government identifies and punishes those who are responsible for the attack. (YOHAN PERERA AND AJITH SIRIWARDANA)

  Comments - 13

  • Peacemaker Thursday, 11 March 2021 07:19 AM

    Hakeem and bathiutheen are racist politicians, but this pig mouthed aluthgamage should face barage of defamation cases for uttering unsubstantiated claims

    ravin Thursday, 11 March 2021 08:07 AM

    What general public could not understand is, why they throw one stone at a time? What ulterior motive behind it? Will this go on until 2025?

    Jude Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:10 AM

    One case and point ,! How did the funds channelled to SL to build batti Sharia university !????

    Rex Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:30 AM

    So former Eastern Province governor didn't aid or abet the Easter Sunday attackers? He is "innocent"!!!!

    FF Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:48 AM


    Range Raja Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:57 AM

    Arrest Hajjul Akbar before he flee the country.

    Prof. K.M. Ramalingam Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:15 AM

    Hon. Minister how about Former President Mythiripala Sirisena? He is also named as a main culprit. It is proven that he was given a U$ money bag as bribe.

    Al-Haj Mohamed Ameer Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:18 AM

    You are correct Hon. Minister, Rishad

    dickie bird Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:36 AM

    No defamation cases can be brought against the Pig mouth. He is releasing shocks from the PCol in instalments. Playing poker. Funds to build Batti Sharia Uni ????? Undeclared or Declared? If the CB states undeclared, CONFISCATE IT IMMEDIATELY.

    Jeeves Thursday, 11 March 2021 02:11 PM

    With such associations, should they remain in political posts?

    Gamage Thursday, 11 March 2021 04:33 PM

    Why no punishment?

    Senaka Thursday, 11 March 2021 04:44 PM

    There is s law and institutions to investigate.What the heck these politicians make statements time to time. If they are professionals for this kind of things why don't they resign and take up the duty as crime investigation specialists.

    Elwyn Thursday, 11 March 2021 06:08 PM

    Someone should sue this foul mouthed humbug. Always mouthing off with no proof. The sad fact is that this liar gets away with it as he did with the cricketers.

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