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Law enforced on Aloysius must apply to Gota as well: Champika

6 February 2018 01:54 pm - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The same Law which was enforced on Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius should be enforced on former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in connection with the Avant Garde scam, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said.

He said Mr. Rajapaksa was accused of causinga Rs.12 billion loss to the Government through the Avant Garde floating armoury and the security service.

The minister said the SL Navy which had acquired this business had earned profits ofmore than Rs.10 million a day and pointed out justice must be meted out by enforcing the law on the former defence secretary as well.

Meanwhile, he requested the President to wield his sword over the Ratwatte family for misappropriating another Rs.12 billion from the Ceylon Electricity Board. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

  Comments - 15

  • ANTON Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:22 PM


    max Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:30 PM

    Mr. Minister, how about the same law apply to the most opportunistic "panama papers politician"?

    Henry Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:35 PM

    Minister: Please understand that Gota is a national icon who paved the way for a safer SL. Unlike Aloysius there is no wide outcry to arrest him.

    das Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:02 PM

    So popular crooks get to be free?

    Ram Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:41 PM

    Champika, you are right. But when you were in trouble after a motor accident the law evaded you. Can you explain that please?

    sobers Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:42 PM

    Absolutley correct! All thieves must be punished. It should happen under President Maithri, if not it will never happen.

    Brainmaster Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:44 PM

    Well said Champika. Push on. via DM Android App

    ahamed Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:49 PM

    but who will do these all......

    Haramanis Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:53 PM

    What about the losses Champika has caused on Norochcholai - trillions???

    Tuan Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:53 PM

    For What!!! why wasn't the law applied to you in the first place for knocking down a motor cyclist at Rajagiriya ???? has it been swept under the carpet.

    NDeS Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:03 PM

    For what?? Really? Were you in a coma?

    Sharon Tuesday, 06 February 2018 02:57 PM

    PCR. Sri Lanka doen't have time for these non sense. Please do some development word for the country...

    nervous?? Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:04 PM

    Development starts with establishing law and order.

    Ceylon Tuesday, 06 February 2018 08:17 PM

    Thiscrequest clearly shows sirosena is protecting mega away sirisena and apoint clean man.

    Indrapathy Tuesday, 06 February 2018 10:18 PM

    At Last!!!What must be said has been said.Now we NEED ACTION on BOTH matters.

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