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Cases against Gota should resume after his return: JVP

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The cases which were filed against former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa should resume soon after he returned to the country as his presidential immunity is no longer intact, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Vijitha Herath said today.

He told a news conference that Gotabaya Rajapaksa has the right to come to the country as a civilian because he is a Sri Lankan citizen. "However, he is no longer the President of the country neither has the presidential immunity. Cases against him should be heard and law should be implemented against him," he said. 

MP Herath said the government should stop its cowardice actions to suppress and witch-hunt the peaceful protesters. 

"The struggle can only be stopped by resolving fuel, gas, fertilizer and medicine shortages faced by the people. It can never be stopped through suppression or intimidation. More and more people will come forward against suppression and it will only worsen political crisis. When the political crisis aggravates, solutions to the economic crisis would also delay," he said.(Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 11

  • Citizen Friday, 29 July 2022 04:30 PM

    oya pakayala darmen inna lasti wechcha data me okkoma nawathi nikangma eka vaccine ekakwath one na etakong prashna pita prashna kiwwata kawruth ahannenane

    Anura Nanayakkara Friday, 29 July 2022 04:37 PM

    JVP only understands to create troubles in the civil society. Any fool knows as to how this pathetic situation arose due to mishandling of economy over 72 yrs after independence. Gota can not be held responsible for all those mishandling.

    Roy Friday, 29 July 2022 04:39 PM


    Cheers Friday, 29 July 2022 04:42 PM

    It will when he returned but he has all your files robbing the nation during Yahapalanaya so cases will be heard in vourt about your robberies

    Kumara Friday, 29 July 2022 04:58 PM

    Of Course every citizen is subject to the law of the land-anything to say or do otherwise is corrupt. The world- especially the donors- is watching!

    mp Saturday, 30 July 2022 05:25 AM


    Kumar Saturday, 30 July 2022 05:38 AM

    Forget about Gota for the moment and find a solution to the current problem. Settle your political scores later.

    Baaaaa Saturday, 30 July 2022 05:53 AM

    Since he has no place to go? But he's eaten the only place he can go to and wants to lick the plate too? What a Goat. Now he'll get down to strip even the bark!!!

    Lion Saturday, 30 July 2022 06:12 AM

    Ranil will never allow this as he is the head of the corrupt government.

    Hope Springs Eternal Saturday, 30 July 2022 06:19 AM

    You kidding us?????

    Demuni Uduwara Saturday, 30 July 2022 06:29 AM

    Ranil will refrain from filing any case against Rajapaksas, habitually !

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