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Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has promised security to Hashan Tillekaratne if the former Sri Lanka cricket captain is ready to reveal the names of those involved in match fixing since 1992 as alleged by Tillkaratne earlier, Sports Ministry stated in a release today.

The Minister had asked Tillakaratne to submit a written request for security to the Inspector General of Police.

The Minister had promised in the communiqué that the government will pay special attention in providing Tillakaratne with security if divulges information as he has promised.

Aluthgamage has also pointed out that it is the duty of Tillakaratne to safeguard the image of cricket in Sri Lanka by revealing the identities of those involved in match fixing, for the betterment of the sport.


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  • Faris KSA Monday, 09 May 2011 06:11 PM

    Hassan government is giving assurance to protect you and your family. Hence if you have the guts then come forward and proof that you are not bluffing. Otherwise people will looks at you looks like the way they are looking at your uncle at Welikada!!!!!

    ROSHANI Tuesday, 10 May 2011 11:53 AM

    why Hashan is coming now ? wt he was doing all these years

    Nishantha Rajapakse Tuesday, 10 May 2011 05:07 AM

    niyama kollek...

    Dinesh Tuesday, 10 May 2011 02:06 AM

    Very simple, Now he will revel the name of the players

    Lamaya Monday, 09 May 2011 08:12 PM

    Hahahhahahhaa.... good one nishV

    YP Monday, 09 May 2011 06:46 PM

    If Fonseka did not exist, you won't have anything to say since LTTE would have full control over the full country ... at least be a little graceful to that man

    Yuri Monday, 09 May 2011 06:32 PM

    What do we do about state terrorism? war crime what they talk about killed the children and women and bombing hospital.

    Atula Monday, 09 May 2011 06:10 PM

    Tie four vicious dogs around him, but make sure they don't bite him (Hashan) who is drugged with no power.

    Icc gunasoma Monday, 09 May 2011 03:25 PM

    haha comical

    Oshanda Monday, 09 May 2011 06:05 PM

    Never ending dramas ..at the expenses of the Sri Lanka. we have become a joke internationaly because of thesew trators

    nishV Monday, 09 May 2011 05:15 PM

    oh! Fonseka. you have nothing else to talk about... its like makka story. whatever end up with Fonseka.

    local boy Monday, 09 May 2011 04:44 PM

    Was he asked any protection? I thought he is super power

    prkiruba Monday, 09 May 2011 04:47 PM

    King Asoka had sent his son Mahinda in vain??

    David Monday, 09 May 2011 04:11 PM

    because killing a terrorist gang isn't a crime but match fixing is definite crime ......

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 09 May 2011 04:00 PM

    Oh yes, in the same way they protected General Fonseka by keeping him inside the four walls of a jail!

    Anil Monday, 09 May 2011 03:48 PM

    then why not investigating the war crimes? Why only when it politically good for you and the Gov???

    local boy Monday, 09 May 2011 03:09 PM

    huge six by the minister, what will P. hasan do now?


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