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Former MP Duminda Silva had no intention of killing Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra, MP Ranjan Ramanayake said yesterday.

Mr. Ramanayake revealed this to the Daily Mirror and also through an uploaded statement on social media.

“Duminda Silva was given liquor prior to the incident in Kolonnawa and was asked to get into a conflict with Mr. Premachandra by someone who wanted to get rid of the latter.  

Mr. Silva called me and asked me to cross over to the UPFA  and offered that court cases against me would be withdrawn if I crossed over to the government. This is why I was able to find out the truth behind the Bharatha Lakshman killing. Duminda revealed everything to me during this phone call which I have recorded,” 
Mr. Ramanayake said.

He said the phone conversation between him and Mr. Silva took place days before the Kolonnawa 
the incident in 2011.

“Duminda Silva was therefore under the influence of liquor and had no intention of killing Mr. Premachandra and had no purpose to achieve by doing it,” he added. (Yohan Perera)


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  • Thomas Dharmachandra Saturday, 19 December 2020 09:27 AM

    Anyone under the influence can Kill another and get away scot free, according to you???????? Look who is certifying, whom???????

    Jay Jay Saturday, 19 December 2020 10:18 AM

    What a bloody moron.

    Aiya Saturday, 19 December 2020 10:36 AM

    Sri-Lanka is full of stupid, dumb ass Sri-Lanan Politicians like this!

    Sam Monday, 21 December 2020 08:13 AM

    Same with Media

    Expat Saturday, 19 December 2020 10:39 AM

    An attempt by a corrupt politician to free the murderer , Duminda Silva . KEEP THE MURDERER IN JAIL!

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Saturday, 19 December 2020 10:43 AM

    I wonder why Ranjan Ramanayake is suddenly coming out in defence of Duminda Silva. Is there a deal of some kind coming up? Being under the influence of liquor is not an excuse for committing a crime. Ranjan is talking rubbish as usual.

    Raj Saturday, 19 December 2020 11:04 AM

    OK. So no intention means,. As per law it was done in Anger,. Means there is a chance for granting Bail,. Why don't you give the voice recording to Courts,. You are leaking out audio clips to put UNP in trouble, which UNP Leaders have no knowledge of your funny activities,. And now telling stories to indirectly help the release of Mr.Duminda,. Giving a valid legal point to get him released,. Are you a smart criminal or what.. helping SLPP.. like Sajith Mano Rishard Hakeem Deal!!! Gave 08 Telephone Party Votes to SLPP for 2/3rd Majority..

    Two mouths Saturday, 19 December 2020 05:40 PM

    Did he tell you before he killed him!!!

    ghty Sunday, 20 December 2020 10:09 PM

    Policy-less guy.


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