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UPFA MP Niroshan Premaratne today rejected allegations levelled against him relating to his links with Makandure Madush and reports of financial assistance from him.

He made these remarks at a news briefing held at the National Freedom Front (NFF) Head Office.

“Several parliamentarians are making false allegations that I have obtained a loan worth Rs. 80 million and further question, how could I manage to obtain such a loan?,” the MP said.

“In the first place, I would like to say that I have not obtained a loan worth Rs. 80 million, but did obtain a loan worth Rs. 30 million,” the MP added.

He affirmed that he had not obtained a rupee from anybody, even from Makandure Madush, as circulating on social media and remarks made by MPs. It was my friend named Sangeeth who helped me in obtaining this loan. It is clear that some groups are attempting to tarnish my image. However, I neither lose my grip nor curse them. The truth will prevail,” he added.

Meanwhile, he challenged those who tarnished his name to come for an open debate with him so that he could prove that he was free from all allegations.(Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 10

  • RD Thursday, 14 February 2019 10:01 PM

    What he said was correct. "The truth will prevail." Only thing is the politicians do not accept the "truth". The real truth is we are all fools. We know how to criticize them, joke about them, curse them, yet we elect them next time even though we know the "truth", meaning we too do not accept the "truth". So we can't blame them.

    liyanage Thursday, 14 February 2019 10:55 PM

    If you have not done anything wrong or haven't had any deals with drug cartels why are you in panic mode.

    NAK Friday, 15 February 2019 12:33 PM

    Isn't it obvious? He is in panic mode because these lies could destroy him politically!

    Tony Friday, 15 February 2019 02:04 AM

    He could be a small political potato.

    Viktor Friday, 15 February 2019 03:40 AM

    Rs 30 million is no doubt small fare for this first time NFF MP from Matara

    De Silva Friday, 15 February 2019 05:38 AM

    Even 30 million is unthinkable for a person like him. He was a petty announcer until he became a MP 4 years ago. What is his worth before entering parliament?

    Jude Friday, 15 February 2019 09:42 AM

    Whoa whoa whoa !!! Hey Niroshan, Can you introduce your FRIEND "Sangeeth" as I'd Like to Obtain a Loan!!!?? By the way, WHAT kind of Collateral needed to Obtain a Rs.30 Million Loan!???

    Don Friday, 15 February 2019 10:56 AM

    So if he's accused of laundering money why can't the AG take steps to audit him?

    NAK Friday, 15 February 2019 12:34 PM

    A cheap attempt by politically bankrupt JVP to sling mud at NFFP.

    Gamarala Friday, 15 February 2019 12:38 PM

    I have four questions:1. Is "Sangeeth" a Nick name of a Chairman Friend of a Public Bank.2. Do you relative of "Dasi Aachchi", who found the Gem Bag from Heaven.2. Why don't you write books on Fairy Tales, which could be sold within your MPs, to upbring their children exactly like them or you.4. Do you think the average intellectual level of Sri Lankan Voters is so much low ?

    Sambo Friday, 15 February 2019 07:55 PM

    Of course he will reject. Do you think he is stupid to accept anything to do. Even a minister rejects his sons wedding for 1000 pax was not sponsored by the underworld.

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